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Field Underwriter Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $150,000 $12,500 $2,884 $72
75th Percentile $102,000 $8,500 $1,961 $49
Average $100,623 $8,385 $1,935 $48
25th Percentile $75,000 $6,250 $1,442 $36
$25,500 - $40,999
2% of jobs
$41,000 - $56,499
1% of jobs
$56,500 - $71,999
16% of jobs
$75,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$72,000 - $87,499
24% of jobs
The average salary is $100,623 a year
$87,500 - $102,999
34% of jobs
$103,000 - $118,499
5% of jobs
$118,500 - $133,999
6% of jobs
$134,000 - $149,499
3% of jobs
$150,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$149,500 - $164,999
4% of jobs
$165,000 - $180,499
0% of jobs
$180,500 - $196,000
0% of jobs

National Average

$25,500 $100,623/year $48/hour $196,000
Field Underwriter Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$100,623
$8,385
$1,935
$48
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$102,003
$8,500
$1,962
$49

As of Oct 21, 2020, the average annual pay for a Field Underwriter in the United States is $100,623 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $48.38 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,935/week or $8,385/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $196,000 and as low as $25,500, the majority of Field Underwriter salaries currently range between $75,000 (25th percentile) to $102,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $150,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Field Underwriter varies greatly (by as much as $27,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Field Underwriter job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Field Underwriter in your area makes on average $102,003 per year, or $1,380 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $100,623. Virginia ranks number 30 out of 50 states nationwide for Field Underwriter salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Field Underwriter jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a Field Underwriter on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Field Underwriter Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Field Underwriter job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Jose, CA, with Oakland, CA and Tanaina, AK close behind in the second and third positions. Tanaina, AK beats the national average by $21,672 (19.4%), and San Jose, CA furthers that trend with another $23,660 (21.0%) above the $100,623 average.

Importantly, San Jose, CA has a moderately active Field Underwriter job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Field Underwriter appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between San Jose, CA and Seaside, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Field Underwriter role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Jose, CA$124,283$10,357$2,390$59.75
Oakland, CA$122,852$10,238$2,363$59.06
Tanaina, AK$122,295$10,191$2,352$58.80
Wasilla, AK$122,293$10,191$2,352$58.79
Hayward, CA$120,280$10,023$2,313$57.83
Seattle, WA$119,468$9,956$2,297$57.44
Concord, CA$119,169$9,931$2,292$57.29
Sunnyvale, CA$118,489$9,874$2,279$56.97
Santa Cruz, CA$117,117$9,760$2,252$56.31
Seaside, CA$115,567$9,631$2,222$55.56

Top 5 Best Paying Related Field Underwriter Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Field Underwriter job category that pay more per year than a typical Field Underwriter salary. Top examples of these roles include: Vice President Underwriter, Chief Underwriter, and Underwriting Director.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Field Underwriter jobs, with a range of just $2,571 (2.5%) to $38,499 (32.1%) more than the average Field Underwriter salary of $100,623.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Vice President Underwriter$139,122$11,594$2,675$66.89
Chief Underwriter$134,194$11,183$2,581$64.52
Underwriting Director$122,628$10,219$2,358$58.96
Physician Underwriter$116,381$9,698$2,238$55.95
Underwriting Manager$103,194$8,600$1,984$49.61

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