How much does a Health Underwriter make in the United States? The average Health Underwriter salary in the United States is $63,984 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $57,443 and $68,540. 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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Kinsale Insurance - Richmond, VA


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Job Description for Health Underwriter

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 2022 View full job description

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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
Fiscal Year Ended in 2021
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