Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $39K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants ranges from $29K on the lower end to $52K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $4K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn vision coverage. Female Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants survey participants are more prevalent than men — 67 percent of professionals. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$29,875 - $51,893
$30K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,223
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90%

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$12.44 - $22.34
$12
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,875 - $51,893  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,133  
Profit Sharing
$128.22 - $4,055  
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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$29,057 - $52,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 257
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $22.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.18 - $32.82  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,133  
   
Profit Sharing
$128.22 - $4,055  
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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$29,057 - $52,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 150

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Key Stats for Underwriting Assistant

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
072
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Underwriting Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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National Average
$38,000

Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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