Underwriting Supervisor Salary

With between two-thirds and three-fourths of Underwriting Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $48K to $98K per year and averages out to $69K per year. Women account for the majority of Underwriting Supervisors who responded to the questionnaire — 69 percent to be exact. Most Underwriting Supervisors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$46,910 - $91,442
MEDIAN: $68,842

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$46,910 - $91,442  
$375.00 - $14,639  
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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).
$48,366 - $97,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Job Description for Underwriting Supervisor

  • Analyze and update team budget.
  • Schedule, prioritize, and assign work for optimum productivity.
  • Collaborate with mortgage consultants, outside investors, and other departments.
  • Oversee and monitor underwriting team, including quality and timeliness.
  • Review exceptions and make determinations.

Common Career Paths for Underwriting Supervisor

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Many Underwriting Supervisors move into a Manager of Underwriting role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $88K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Underwriting Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Underwriting Supervisors. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $53K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $65K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $73K. Underwriting Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $81K.

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Experience Affects Underwriting Supervisor Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Underwriting Supervisor Salaries

Financial Analysis
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.


69 %
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 7%