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Underwriter Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Underwriters in Philadelphia pull down an average of $55K annually. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. Philadelphia Underwriters who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 64 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,727 - $84,957
MEDIAN: $55,322

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$45,727 - $84,957  
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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).
$46,261 - $93,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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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.

Philadelphia Underwriters generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $52K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $68K. For Underwriters in Philadelphia, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $77K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $95K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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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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National Average

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


36 %
64 %

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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%