An Underwriter in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $54,959 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Negotiation and Microsoft Excel. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$38,187 - $79,092
(Median)
$38K
$55K
$79K
MEDIAN: $54,958
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$38,187 - $79,092  
   
Bonus
$1,521 - $10,022  
Profit Sharing
$1,221  
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$38,636 - $86,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Experience Affects Underwriter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Underwriter Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Sales
up arrow 3%

Insurance
0%

National Average
$56,000

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 7%

Loan Underwriting
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
medical benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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