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