How much does a Mortgage Underwriter I make in Berkeley, CA? The average Mortgage Underwriter I salary in Berkeley, CA is $63,816 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $55,380 and $74,974. 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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Mortgage Underwriter I underwrites mortgage loan applications and evaluates loans in order to maximize organizational profit and minimize risk or loss. Monitors property appraisal process. Being a Mortgage Underwriter I assesses risks to determine approval status. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Mortgage Underwriter I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Mortgage Underwriter I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Mortgage Underwriter I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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