Underwriter Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average pay for an Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois is $60,830 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$42,184 - $85,381
(Median)
42K
50K
61K
74K
85K
MEDIAN: $60,830
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$42,184 - $85,381  
   
Bonus
$998 - $9,975  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$41,583 - $93,081  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 139
Is Underwriter your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Underwriter Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Pay by Experience Level for Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Mid-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 8%
Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 4%
Insurance
0%
National Average
$62,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 11%
Loan Underwriting
up arrow 14%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -