Average Salary for Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Employees

The median income for Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. employees is $68K per year. At Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level and geography each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Median Salary by Years Experience



1-4 years
68 profiles

5-9 years
44 profiles

United States (change)

10-19 years
31 profiles

20 years or more
23 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 175
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About This Company

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. pays its employees an average of $63,219 a year. Salaries at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. range from an average of $43,289 to $114,772 a year. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. employees with the job title Vice President (VP), Internal Audit make the most with an average annual salary of $187,000, while employees with the title Sales Administrator make the least with an average annual salary of $33,665.


Senior Project Engineers earn the highest median pay at $84K annually, followed by Mechanical Engineers (approximately $70K), Project Engineers (about $62K), and Electrical Engineers ($60K). On the lower end are Sales Administrators at $34K on average.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $71K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $55K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $83K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Chicago, Ill. ($71K), Franklin, Tenn. (around $64K), and Northbrook, Ill. (about $61K) are the next top-paying cities. Nashville, Tenn. ranks low on the pay scale — at $54K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to around $83K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $150K per year. On average, salaries rise to about $123K annually for accredited Project Management Professionals. The best paid folks at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. have a Master of Accounting (MAcc), earning $133K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $68K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Office; nearly one in six deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of employees participate in a 401(k) program. At Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., most survey participants have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.


38 %
62 %
$36,128 - $77,603
$48,103 - $85,945

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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