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Underwriter Salary in Houston, Texas

The average salary for an Underwriter in Houston, Texas is $54,543 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Excel and Risk Management / Risk Control. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$40,799 - $96,351
MEDIAN: $54,543

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$40,799 - $96,351  
$0.00 - $15,406  
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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).
$42,566 - $100,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Experience Affects Underwriter in Houston, Texas Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Underwriter in Houston, Texas Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Financial Analysis
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National Average

Loan Underwriting
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


50 %
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 15%