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Underwriter (Life) III in the United States

How much does a Underwriter (Life) III earn in the United States? The average Underwriter (Life) III salary in the United States is $87,153 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $78,075 and $95,115. 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

Reviews medical, occupational, financial, and legal information to select or reject individual or group life insurance applications. Calculates rates and premiums from approved decrement tables. Approves or denies applications on own discretion. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience.

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    Underwriter (Life) II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. This Job:

    Underwriter (Life) III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Life Underwriting Supervisor

    3 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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