Median pay for Underwriting Technicians in the United States is around $48K per year. While nearly one in five report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a strong majority have dental, as well. Female Underwriting Technicians make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,083 - $61,799
$35K
$48K
$62K
MEDIAN: $48,161
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$13.57 - $20.97
$14
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$21
MEDIAN: $17.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,083 - $61,799  
   
Bonus
$974 - $5,117  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$30,714 - $59,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $20.97  
   
Overtime
$26.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$974 - $5,117  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$30,714 - $59,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Underwriting Technician

An underwriting technician, sometimes referred to as an underwriting assistant or underwriter, is the person who is responsible for determining whether customers qualify for various policies relating to insurance or loans. Generally, traditional daytime office hours are kept for this position, and little or no travel is required. This person can work with a team of others in the office or be able to work under little supervision.

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Key Stats for Underwriting Technician

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Underwriting Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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