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Life Underwriting Supervisor in the United States

How much does a Life Underwriting Supervisor earn in the United States? The average Life Underwriting Supervisor salary in the United States is $93,970 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $87,471 and $101,229. 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.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Supervises group of underwriters who review, analyze and inspect life insurance contracts. Accepts, modifies or declines a risk through evaluation of an individual's medical history or physical condition, occupational hazards, financial background, insurable interest and other information. Analyzes various rate plans utilizing the organization's claims history to determine the appropriate rate plan and benefits costs. Familiar with current legislative and compliance processes affecting life insurance. May evaluate reinstatements and changes in existing policies. May have designations or course work toward the CLU, FLMI, etc. Has a sound working knowledge of medical terminology. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. Typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor.

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    Underwriter (Life) III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Life Underwriting Supervisor

    3 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Life Underwriting Manager


    Bachelor's Degree

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