Underwriter Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Average Underwriters in Philadelphia, Pa. make around $55K annually. Nearly all claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. The majority of Philadelphia Underwriters (60 percent) survey respondents are male. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Underwriters in Philadelphia — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,383 - $83,713

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Pay by Experience Level for Underwriter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

Underwriters in Philadelphia with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $52K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $69K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $77K in this role. Underwriters in Philadelphia, Pa. who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $95K.

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Experience Affects Underwriter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Underwriter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Customer Service
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Data Analysis
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National Average

Risk Management / Risk Control
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


40 %
60 %

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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%