How much does a Chief Underwriting Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Underwriting Officer salary in the United States is $267,200 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $219,800 and $323,700. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $219,800 10% $176,645 90% $375,140 75% $323,700 $267,200 50%(Median)
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The Chief Underwriting Officer develops all underwriting procedures and employs new practices. Directs and oversees all aspects of an organization's underwriting function. Being a Chief Underwriting Officer requires a bachelor's degree. Coordinates work between home office, field underwriting, and field sales force. In addition, Chief Underwriting Officer typically reports to top management. The Chief Underwriting Officer manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head. (Copyright 2021

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