How much does an Underwriter make? The average Underwriter salary is $62,761 as of August 27, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $54,762 and $74,412. 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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The Judge Group - Virginia Beach , VA
Underwriter Employment Type: Full-Time/Direct-Hire with our client. Compensation: Hourly base rate (OT eligible) + Monthly Commission Location: 100% REMOTE - NO TRAVEL REQUIRED About our client: Our ...
Judge Group - 6 days ago
American Pacific Mortgage Corporation - Richmond , VA
Underwriter (Remote) Location: Des Moines, IA Job Id: 1567 # of Openings: 1 Learn How We Create Experiences That Matter Everyday Join Our Team! Who you work with and for is one of lifes biggest ...
American Pacific Mortgage Corporation - 2 days ago
Cybercoders - Richmond , VA
Underwriter ( FULLY REMOTE) If you are a Underwriter ( FULLY REMOTE) with experience, please read on! We are a top mortgage company that is nationally recognized and licensed in 30+ states! We are a ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 37 days ago
CyberCoders - Virginia Beach , VA
100% Remote DE Underwriter If you are a 100% Remote DE Underwriter with experience, please read on! What You Will Be Doing ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The primary role of the Mortgage Underwriter is to ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 48 days ago
Smart It Frame - Arlington , VA
The Underwriter is responsible for reviewing all loan applications for compliance with underwriting, investor, government, and FNMA/FHLMC guidelines. This opportunity is 100% remote (work-from-home ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 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 - 1 day ago

Underwriter Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Underwriter between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of August 27, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Underwriter in each city.
Click to see the salary for Underwriter in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $78,451
Washington, DC $69,865
Miami, FL $61,098
Chicago, IL $66,582
Boston, MA $70,713
New York, NY $75,501
Dallas, TX $62,353
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What is the average salary for Underwriter in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Underwriter in the United States. The base salary for Underwriter ranges from $54,762 to $74,412 with the average base salary of $62,761. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $54,762 to $74,412 with the average total cash compensation of $62,761.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $62,761 $54,762 - $74,412
Bonus $0 $0 - $0
Total Pay $62,761 $54,762 - $74,412
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What's the difference between Health Underwriter and Underwriter?
According to our latest salary estimation on August 27, 2020. The average salary of Underwriter is $62,761, and the average salary of Health Underwriter is $60,584. The average salary of Health Underwriter is lower than Underwriter. ( 2020-08-27 )
I am an Underwriter, which location’s salary is higher, Idaho Falls, ID or Harlingen, TX?
Idaho Falls, ID typically sees higher pay than Harlingen, TX for Underwriter. an Underwriter Salary in Idaho Falls, ID is $57,053 as of August 27, 2020; an Underwriter Salary in Harlingen, TX is $55,010 as of August 27, 2020. ( 2020-08-27 )
Why does the salary of an Underwriter vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-08-27 )
What are the Pay Factors for Underwriter?
Salary ranges for an Underwriter can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-08-27 )
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Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2020-08-27 )

Last Update: August 27, 2020