Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $39K per year. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K each, total incomes of Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants generally range from $29K to $52K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision insurance. The majority of Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants (69 percent) who took the survey are women. The majority of Entry-Level Underwriting Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,334 - $50,974
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,976
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$12.72 - $22.57
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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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
$29,334 - $50,974  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,092  
Profit Sharing
$129.13 - $4,027  
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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$28,901 - $51,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $22.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$19.15 - $33.17  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,092  
   
Profit Sharing
$129.13 - $4,027  
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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$28,901 - $51,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 140

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

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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