Underwriter Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for an Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois is $62,833 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$44,494 - $84,236

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Salary
$44,494 - $84,236  
   
Bonus
$1,174 - $10,355  
Profit Sharing
$1,028 - $4,972  
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).
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$44,044 - $92,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Pay by Experience Level for Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois

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

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Experience Affects Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average
$66,000

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 8%


Loan Underwriting
up arrow 12%

Customer Service
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
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%
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