The average salary for a Senior Underwriter is C$68,630 per year. A skill in Risk Management / Risk Control is associated with high pay for this job.

C$53,318 - C$88,394
C$53K
C$70K
C$88K
MEDIAN: C$70,054
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50%
90%
C$0C$93K
Salary C$53,318 - C$88,394
Bonus C$1,677 - C$10,244
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$8,384
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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).
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C$54,587 - C$93,121
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 147

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Underwriter

Pay by Experience for a Senior Underwriter has a negative trend. An entry-level Senior Underwriter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$71,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Underwriter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$73,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Senior Underwriter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$73,000 based on 58 salaries. A Senior Underwriter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$72,643

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Senior Underwriter Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Underwriter?

Senior Underwriter in Ottawa:
"Semi Profession."
Keep up with insurance education and complete the CIP designation early on in your career.

Senior Underwriter in Moncton:
"Patience."
You learn on the job and it takes time.

Senior Underwriter in Toronto:
"micromanaged"
Pros: I am in a call centre, so when I am off the phone, offline work.
Cons: I do not like being rushed and on the phone. The micromanagement

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Key Stats for Senior Underwriter

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Senior Underwriter Salaries

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National Average
C$73,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Senior Underwriter Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲20%

Financial Analysis
▲5%

National Average
C$73,000

Insurance
▼2%

Data Analysis
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 3%
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