Entry-Level Underwriting Assistant Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants is very modest at just $39K per year. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants — which occasionally include more than $4K from bonuses and more than $4K from profit sharing — stretch from around $30K to approximately $52K. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision insurance. There are more female Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 67 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$30,650 - $52,827
$31K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,485
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$12.55 - $22.27
$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.15
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National Salary 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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,650 - $52,827  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,250  
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $4,000  
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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$29,779 - $52,426  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 270
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.55 - $22.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$17.62 - $32.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,250  
   
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $4,000  
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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$29,779 - $52,426  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 156

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,791

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For Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 41 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+22 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), and Alpharetta (+9 percent). Austin is the lowest-paying area, 16 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Columbus and Atlanta (10 percent lower).

Key Stats for Underwriting Assistant

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Underwriting Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲11%


▲1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲1%

National Average
$39,000

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Data Entry
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 13%
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