How much does an Underwriter make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Underwriter in the United States is $30 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $26 and $36. Hourly rate 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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CyberCoders - Alexandria , VA
Underwriter If you are a Underwriter with experience, please read on! What You Will Be Doing You'll be underwriting conventional, correspondent, and VA loans in accordance with investor guidelines ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 17 days ago
American Pacific Mortgage Corporation - Arlington , VA
Review file for accuracy and completeness according to the Underwriter Checklist, APMC guidelines and investor/agency guidelines * Communicate effectively with processors and loan officers on status ...
American Pacific Mortgage Corporation - 11 days ago
CyberCoders - Blacksburg , VA
Underwriting Manager If you are a Underwriting Manager with experience, please read on! What You Will Be Doing Manage an underwriting staff of approximately 5-10 underwriters Ensure underwriting ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 24 days ago
Freddie Mac - McLean , VA
The Single Family Underwriting Senior position ensures the quality and integrity of underwriting decisions and processes. This includes investigation, tracking, reporting and working across ...
Freddie Mac - 68 days ago
American Pacific Mortgage Corporation - Virginia Beach , VA
Review file for accuracy and completeness according to the Underwriter Checklist, APMC guidelines and investor/agency guidelines * Run files through Quality Control tools * Communicate effectively ...
American Pacific Mortgage Corporation - 45 days ago
Remote Mortgage Underwriter Temp is needed for this historic African American owned family bank with Newark, NJ, and Washington DC locations. This unique position gives Underwriter the opportunity to ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
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