How much does a Senior Underwriter make?

Updated Jun 19, 2021

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$87,946 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,805 salaries

$60K

Low

$88K

Average

$128K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Senior Underwriter is $87,946 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Underwriter salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,805 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Underwriter employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Underwriter$87,946 /yr
L4
Underwriter Iv$102,252 /yr
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United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM)
3.1

United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM)

Senior Underwriter

$62,500

 /yr
Range: $45K - $112K
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$45K

$112K

$45,145 - $111,500 Range

Chubb
3.6

Chubb

Senior Underwriter

$105,000

 /yr
Range: $63K - $160K

$63K

$160K

$63,070 - $160,174 Range

AIG
3.6

AIG

Senior Underwriter

$96,957

 /yr
Range: $74K - $184K

$74K

$184K

$73,721 - $183,831 Range

Liberty Mutual Insurance
3.8

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Senior Underwriter

$100,797

 /yr
Range: $76K - $244K

$76K

$244K

$75,816 - $244,395 Range

The Hartford
4

The Hartford

Senior Underwriter

$94,452

 /yr
Range: $73K - $137K

$73K

$137K

$73,188 - $136,898 Range

Zurich North America
3.7

Zurich North America

Senior Underwriter

$110,203

 /yr
Range: $80K - $154K

$80K

$154K

$79,822 - $153,678 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Senior Underwriter

$86,343

 /yr
Range: $62K - $160K

$62K

$160K

$61,564 - $160,222 Range

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Network Capital
4.3

Network Capital

Senior Underwriter

$138,386

 /yr
Range: $120K - $235K

$120K

$235K

$120,109 - $234,995 Range

PNC Financial Services Group
3.7

PNC Financial Services Group

Senior Underwriter

$87,731

 /yr
Range: $50K - $102K

$50K

$102K

$50,201 - $102,446 Range

Bank of America
4

Bank of America

Senior Underwriter

$83,042

 /yr
Range: $74K - $100K

$74K

$100K

$74,450 - $100,078 Range

Nationwide
3.7

Nationwide

Senior Underwriter

$73,187

 /yr
Range: $63K - $106K

$63K

$106K

$62,609 - $106,000 Range

Wells Fargo
3.6

Wells Fargo

Senior Underwriter

$91,891

 /yr
Range: $68K - $127K

$68K

$127K

$67,869 - $127,212 Range

Argo Group
4.2

Argo Group

Senior Underwriter

$104,681

 /yr
Range: $73K - $140K

$73K

$140K

$73,338 - $140,000 Range

CyberCoders
4.1

CyberCoders

Senior Underwriter

$101,357

 /yr
Range: $89K - $104K

$89K

$104K

$88,776 - $104,442 Range

QBE
3.6

QBE

Senior Underwriter

$83,822

 /yr
Range: $54K - $204K

$54K

$204K

$53,792 - $203,772 Range

Starr Insurance Companies
4

Starr Insurance Companies

Senior Underwriter

$110,176

 /yr
Range: $89K - $208K

$89K

$208K

$88,776 - $207,554 Range

MetLife
3.8

MetLife

Senior Underwriter

$66,905

 /yr
Range: $56K - $91K

$56K

$91K

$55,762 - $90,660 Range

AXA XL
3.7

AXA XL

Senior Underwriter

$136,679

 /yr
Range: $96K - $202K

$96K

$202K

$95,653 - $201,611 Range

Hiscox
4

Hiscox

Senior Underwriter

$102,604

 /yr
Range: $84K - $121K

$84K

$121K

$83,641 - $120,908 Range

The Hanover Insurance Group
4.2

The Hanover Insurance Group

Senior Underwriter

$88,868

 /yr
Range: $77K - $106K

$77K

$106K

$77,198 - $106,269 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$140,000
per year
A Senior Underwriter in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$105,000
per year
A Senior Commercial Lines Underwriter in the Keene, NH Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Keene, NH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$26
hourly
A Senior Underwriter in the Provo, UT Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Provo, UT Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$89,000
per year
A Senior Underwriting Analyst in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $89,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$92,000
per year
A Sr. Underwriter in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $92,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$61,000
per year
A Senior Underwriting Analyst in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $61,000 per year
Additional Pay
$16k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$106,000
per year
A Senior Underwriter in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $106,000 per year
Additional Pay
$18k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$120,109
per year
A Senior Underwriter in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $120,109 per year
Additional Pay
$14k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$63,000
per year
A Senior Underwriter in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $63,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Senior Underwriter in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
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