Underwriter I Salary in the United States

How much does an Underwriter I make in the United States? The average Underwriter I salary in the United States is $56,752 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $51,084 and $63,723. 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 the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Reviews and analyzes risk characteristics on insurance applications, renewals, and change requests. Utilizes underwriting guidelines, rules, standards, and levels of authority to accept, reject, or mitigate risk for applications and determine appropriate premiums, limits, and coverages. Calculates renewal rates. Ensures that underwriting activities comply with all industry and governmental regulations. May coordinate with field agents to collect or clarify information or decisions. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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63723
56752

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52621
66927
58756
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  1. This Job:

    Underwriter I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Underwriter II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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