Mortgage Loan Underwriter Salary in the United States

How much does a Mortgage Loan Underwriter make in the United States? The average Mortgage Loan Underwriter salary in the United States is $52,181 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $45,876 and $59,613. 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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$45,876 to $59,613
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Job Openings for Mortgage Loan Underwriter
Bell Bank - Fargo , ND
This position counsels production and processing staff as related to current and proposed loan ... Underwrite FHA submissions in accordance with all handbooks, mortgagee letters and investor ...
Recruitology - 1 day ago
Review loan application package using verified data in the loan submission package. * Evaluate ... QUALIFICATIONS: · Minimum of 5 years Residential Mortgage Underwriting. · College degree ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
Sprout Mortgage continues to grow and seeks to hire an Exception Desk Underwriter Located in our East Meadow, NY, Office. Sprout's non-QM loan programs are designed to appeal to a broad range of ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
Ameris Bank - Marietta , GA
underwriter mortgage loans bank Ameris Bank is a high-performing community bank providing an exceptional customer experience with well trained, empowered employees. At Ameris, we look outside ...
financialcareerhub - 2 days ago
LeaderOne Financial -
EPORTS TO*: SVP, Credit SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES A Mortgage Underwriter will be responsible for reviewing loans submitted and adhere to all federal & state regulations. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
Lanham, Maryland The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development seeks a Loan Underwriter II primarily in conjunction with Maryland Mortgage Program products. The Loan Underwriter in the ...
The Washington Post - Today
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Mortgage Loan Underwriter in the United States. The base salary for Mortgage Loan Underwriter ranges from $45,876 to $59,613 with the average base salary of $52,181. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $46,437 to $61,280 with the average total cash compensation of $53,100.

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