Health Underwriter Salary in the United States

How much does a Health Underwriter make in the United States? The average Health Underwriter salary in the United States is $59,415 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $50,805 and $64,498. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Health Underwriter reviews applications for coverage, gathers data, and assesses risk related to qualifying a candidate for health insurance. Calculates and recommends pricing. Being a Health Underwriter performs group and/or individual underwriting. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Health Underwriter typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Health Underwriter gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Health Underwriter typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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Maiden Holdings, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides reinsurance solutions to regional and specialty insurers primarily in Europe and internationally. The company writes treaties on a quota share basis and excess of loss basis. It also offers auto and credit life insurance products through its insurer partners to ... More
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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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