Entry-Level Underwriting Assistant Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants ; the average employee scrapes together only around $39K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $4K, total cash payment to Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants can bottom out at $30K or peak near $52K. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants who responded to the questionnaire — 67 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and more than half have vision insurance, as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,531 - $52,345
$31K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,410
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$12.41 - $22.20
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$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.11
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,531 - $52,345  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,069  
Profit Sharing
$24.66 - $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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$29,620 - $52,158  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 250
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $22.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.12 - $32.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,069  
   
Profit Sharing
$24.66 - $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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$29,620 - $52,158  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,692

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Surpassing the national average by 41 percent, Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+22 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), and Alpharetta (+9 percent). In Austin, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average 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 68 votes.
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
▲11%

▲2%


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 68 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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