How much does a Vice President of Underwriting make in the United States? The average Vice President of Underwriting salary in the United States is $271,720 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $223,510 and $329,220. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $223,510 10% $179,617 90% $381,571 75% $329,220 $271,720 50%(Median)
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The Vice President of Underwriting develops all underwriting procedures and employs new practices. Directs and oversees all aspects of an organization's underwriting function. Being a Vice President of Underwriting requires a bachelor's degree. Coordinates work between home office, field underwriting, and field sales force. In addition, Vice President of Underwriting typically reports to top management. The Vice President of Underwriting 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 Salary.com)

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