Underwriter Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Earnings for Underwriters in Philadelphia, Pa. come in at around $55K annually on average. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 60 percent of Philadelphia Underwriters are male. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,383 - $83,713
MEDIAN: $54,828

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$45,383 - $83,713  
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$45,974 - $91,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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.

Philadelphia Underwriters who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $52K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $69K. Underwriters in Philadelphia with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $77K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $95K on average.

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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%