How much does a Medical Underwriter make in the United States? The average Medical Underwriter salary in the United States is $61,040 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $52,200 and $66,260. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Medical Underwriter calculates and recommends pricing. Reviews applications for coverage, gathers data, and assesses risk related to qualifying a candidate for health insurance. Being a Medical Underwriter may require a bachelor's degree. Performs group and/or individual underwriting. In addition, Medical Underwriter typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Medical Underwriter gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Working as a Medical Underwriter typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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