Underwriter Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Underwriters take home an average $55K annually. Underwriters in Philadelphia who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 60 percent. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,999 - $85,294
MEDIAN: $55,408

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$45,999 - $85,294  
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$46,548 - $94,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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.

For many Underwriters in Philadelphia, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $52K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $69K. Philadelphia Underwriters bring in $77K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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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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%