Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Mortgage Underwriter make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$81,351 / yrTotal Pay
$68,629 / yrBase Pay
$12,721 / yrAdditional Pay

$81,351

 / yr
$45K$194K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Mortgage Underwriter is $81,351 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $68,629 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $12,721 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Underwriter

$69,533 /yr
Underwriter
$92,016 /yr
Senior Underwriter
$90,767 /yr
Underwriter IV
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Related Job Titles

For Mortgage Underwriter

Some related job titles are Mortgage Underwriter II Salaries with median pay of $91,417, Senior Mortgage Underwriter Salaries with median pay of $93,666, Mortgage Underwriter Salaries with median pay of $97,425, Junior Underwriter Salaries with median pay of $69,041.

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What is the pay outlook for Finance & Accounting?

Jobs in finance and accounting are expected to see continued demand, with employment growth linked to the health of the broader economy. These jobs will continue to offer above average pay but usually require higher education or certification to enter the field. While automation will replace many common tasks, it is not expected to reduce the need for these employees; it will instead allow them to focus on core soft skills like advising clients and analyzing trends.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Underwriter

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$185,000

/yr

$130K | $55K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Underwriter

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$55,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Underwriting Analyst

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$70,000

/yr

$65K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Mortgage Officer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$606,000

/yr

$30K | $576K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Default Underwriter

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Underwriter

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$249,000

/yr

$105K | $144K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Commercial Underwriter

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$55,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Underwriter

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$53,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Mortgage Underwriter

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$35

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday

Mortgage Underwriter pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Mortgage Underwriter is $68,629 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Mortgage Underwriter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3841 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mortgage Underwriter employees.

The highest salary for a Mortgage Underwriter in United States is $108,118 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mortgage Underwriter in United States is $43,563 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Mortgage Underwriter or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Mortgage Underwriter.

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