How much does a Mortgage Underwriter III make in the United States? The average Mortgage Underwriter III salary in the United States is $82,655 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $73,254 and $94,709. 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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Job Description for Mortgage Underwriter III

Mortgage Underwriter III underwrites mortgage loan applications and evaluates loans in order to maximize organizational profit and minimize risk or loss. Monitors property appraisal process and assists with property inspections. Being a Mortgage Underwriter III assesses risks to determine approval status. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Mortgage Underwriter III typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Mortgage Underwriter III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Mortgage Underwriter III typically requires 4 to 7 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
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Skills associated with Mortgage Underwriter III: Mortgage Loans, Lending Regulatory Compliance, Underwriting & Rating Software, Real Estate Appraisal Review

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