How much does an underwriter make?
The national average salary for an Underwriter in the United States is $75,429 per year or $36.26 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $143,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $39,000 per year. Finance companies and Insurance companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Underwriter jobs are Alaska, North Dakota, Washington, Minnesota, and South Dakota. The typical tenure for an Underwriter is 3.6 years.