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Underwriter Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Median pay for Philadelphia Underwriters lies in the neighborhood of $55K per year. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Male Underwriters in Philadelphia, Pa. who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (60 percent) are men. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$42,873 - $84,478
MEDIAN: $55,149

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$42,873 - $84,478  
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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).
$44,058 - $95,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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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.

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Underwriters in Philadelphia, Pa. During the first five years of their careers, Philadelphia Underwriters see a median income of $52K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $62K. For Underwriters in Philadelphia, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $75K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $95K.

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
up arrow 11%

Risk Management / Risk Control
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Data Analysis
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National Average

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 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: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%