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Underwriter Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$90,306 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Underwriter is $90,306 a year and $43 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for an Underwriter is between $64,217 and $111,714. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Underwriter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Examines insurance applications to evaluate, classify, and rate individuals and groups for insurance, and accepts or declines applications, following establishment underwriting standards.
  • Checks such documents as application form, inspection report, insurance maps, and medical reports to determine degree of risk from such factors as applicant financial standing, age, occupation, accident experience, and value and condition of property upon
Underwriter Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Insurance Underwriters

Job family population: 89,910

Estimated population of Underwriter jobs: 12,020

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Underwriter Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Territory Underwriter
Jun 19
Seattle, WA, USA
Harrison Gray Search & Consulting
As a territory underwriter, you main objectives are to profitably grow an existing book of business, have strong agency relationships and provide outstanding customer service. The lines of business ...
Field Underwriter
Jun 6
Seattle, WA, USA
The Hall Agency
Field Underwriter Our team is looking for a talented, motivated and high-performing Field Underwriter to join our team. The team is made up of self-starting entrepreneurs who are responsible for ...
Sr. Underwriter
Jun 4
Seattle, WA, USA
The Sr. Underwriter's primary responsibility is to underwrite individual risks through a demonstration of the following skills and abilities: Fundamentals of coverage, terms and conditions . Ability ...
Field Underwriter
Jun 17
Seattle, WA, USA
Symmetry Financial Group
Come join one of the fastest growing companies in the nation!!! - No more 9 to 5, work around your schedule. Work in your local area or travel nationally. - Flexible hours You can work part time and ...
AVP, Multinational P&C Underwriting Manager
Jun 3
Seattle, WA, USA
The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling ...
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