The average hourly pay for a Mortgage Loan Processor is $17.29.
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Job Description for Mortgage Loan Processor
Mortgage loan processors are tasked with double-checking all information in a mortgage loan file before submitting it to an underwriter. This includes specifics such as debt-to-income ratios and the employment information of the person applying for the loan. It is very important for mortgage loan processors to ensure that loan files are ready, because once they are submitted to the underwriter, any mistakes missed by the mortgage loan processor can only be fixed with complicated procedures and c…Read more
Mortgage Loan Processor Tasks
- Interview loan applicants, investigate applicants' backgrounds and verify references.
- Review loan documents and complete transactions between loan establishment, borrowers, and sellers upon approval of loan.
- Prepare loan request papers and related documents then forward to appraisal department.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mortgage Loan Processor
The top respondents for the job title Mortgage Loan Processor are from the companies Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) and U.S. Bank. Reported salaries are highest at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage where the average pay is $20.87. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) and Wells Fargo Bank, earning around $20.47 and $18.89, respectively. U.S. Bank pays the lowest at around $17.22. Navy Federal Credit Union and Citibank also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $17.23 and $17.94, respectively.
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Skills in Loan Processing, Mortgage Loans and Residential Loans are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Loan Documents.
Pay by Experience Level for Mortgage Loan Processor
An entry-level Mortgage Loan Processor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.34 based on 149 salaries. An early career Mortgage Loan Processor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.48 based on 1,037 salaries. A mid-career Mortgage Loan Processor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.40 based on 441 salaries. An experienced Mortgage Loan Processor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.87 based on 550 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
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Employees with Mortgage Loan Processor in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (14.6% more) and Denver, Colorado (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.0% less).
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