How much does a Top Underwriting Executive make in the United States? The average Top Underwriting Executive salary in the United States is $240,904 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $206,443 and $282,032. 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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Job Description for Top Underwriting Executive

Top Underwriting Executive leads and directs underwriting strategy, operations, and policy development across product lines. Ensures profitability, growth, and efficiencies that align with the organization's goals and objectives. Being a Top Underwriting Executive establishes financial control guidelines, tools, administrative standards, and best practices. Researches competitors and market conditions to develop and maintain risk selection criteria and methods that support sound risk management. Additionally, Top Underwriting Executive requires a bachelor's degree. Typically requires Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) certification or Fellow Life Management Institute (FLMI) designation. Typically reports to top management. The Top Underwriting Executive manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. To be a Top Underwriting Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Patrick J. Haveron, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Maiden Holdings, Ltd.
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 2020
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