The average salary for a underwriter in the United States is around $67,656 per year.
Underwriters earn an average yearly salary of $67,656.
Wages typically start from $40,930 and go up to $111,834.
10% above national average Updated in 2019
Underwriter earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Underwriter salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
|District of Columbia||$80,410|
How much does a Underwriter earn?
Those new to this field will typically start out towards the lower end of the underwriter salary scale and may move up in salary with experience. In addition, continuing education is required for advancement.
According to CollegeGrad.com, the median annual wages in 2014 for insurance underwriters in the top industries are:
Direct health and medical insurance carriers - $64,290/yr
Other insurance related activities - $64,160/yr
Direct insurance (except life, health, and medical) carriers - $63,700/yr
Management of companies and enterprises - $62,130/yr
Insurance agencies and brokerages - $61,680/yr
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)