Underwriting Assistant Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Underwriting Assistant is $39,689 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
Underwriting Assistant Total Pay (?
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$29,514 - $54,048
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MEDIAN: $39,689
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Underwriting Assistant Total Pay (?
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$12.73 - $22.13
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,514 - $54,048  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,477  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $4,982  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$29,082 - $54,049  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 836
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.73 - $22.13  
   
Overtime
$17.69 - $36.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,477  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $4,982  
Total Pay (?
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).
)
$29,082 - $54,049  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 836
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Job Description for Underwriting Assistant
The assistant underwriter assists the lead underwriter in assessing customers' eligibility for products such as mortgages, insurance, and credit. They may work in a variety of fields, such as bank underwriting, insurance underwriting, and real estate underwriting. In all fields, assistant underwriters must cultivate good relationships with clients and be able to obtain client information quickly and accurately. They must be able to accurately assess risks while remaining within their organization's regulations and relevant laws. Assistant underwriters typically work as a subordinate to an underwriter and work in an office environment during regular business hours, although travel may occasionally be required for risk assessment.
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Underwriting Assistant Tasks
  • Prepare and distribute correspondence and documentation to facilitate underwriting.
  • Collect documentation and files and deliver information to appropriate parties.
  • Communicate and coordinate with all involved parties to complete underwriting process.
  • Obtain, process, and evaluate screening materials for underwriting process.
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Pay Difference By Location
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San Francisco
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Boston
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Chicago
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Denver
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National Average
$39,000
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Experience Affects Underwriting Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Underwriting Assistant Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 9%
Customer Service
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National Average
$39,000
Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 8%
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