What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Underwriter Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for an Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois is $62,693 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$44,378 - $85,923
(Median)
$44K
$63K
$86K
MEDIAN: $62,693
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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
$44,378 - $85,923  
   
Bonus
$1,169 - $10,384  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $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).
)
$43,997 - $93,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Insurance Underwriter Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois

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

United States (change)

Experience Affects Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%


Loan Underwriting
up arrow 12%

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 7%
ADVERTISEMENT