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Remote Mortgage Underwriter

Remote Mortgage Underwriter Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $84,500 $7,041 $1,625 $41
75th Percentile $81,000 $6,750 $1,557 $39
Average $71,396 $5,949 $1,373 $34
25th Percentile $64,500 $5,375 $1,240 $31
$44,500 - $48,499
14% of jobs
$48,500 - $52,499
0% of jobs
$52,500 - $56,499
0% of jobs
$56,500 - $60,499
1% of jobs
$60,500 - $64,499
10% of jobs
$64,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$64,500 - $68,499
13% of jobs
The average salary is $71,396 a year
$68,500 - $72,499
14% of jobs
$72,500 - $76,499
8% of jobs
$76,500 - $80,499
13% of jobs
$81,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$80,500 - $84,499
19% of jobs
$84,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$84,500 - $88,500
3% of jobs

National Average

$44,500 $71,396/year $34/hour $88,500
Remote Mortgage Underwriter Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

As of Oct 22, 2020, the average annual pay for a Remote Mortgage Underwriter in the United States is $71,396 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $34.33 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,373/week or $5,950/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $88,500 and as low as $44,500, the majority of Remote Mortgage Underwriter salaries currently range between $64,500 (25th percentile) to $81,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $84,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Remote Mortgage Underwriter varies greatly (by as much as $16,500), 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 Remote Mortgage Underwriter job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Remote Mortgage Underwriter in your area makes on average $72,376 per year, or $980 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $71,396. Virginia ranks number 11 out of 50 states nationwide for Remote Mortgage Underwriter salaries.

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

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

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Remote Mortgage Underwriter Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Remote Mortgage Underwriter job is above the national average. Topping the list is Lakes, AK, with San Francisco, CA and Santa Clara, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Santa Clara, CA beats the national average by $11,553 (15.0%), and Lakes, AK furthers that trend with another $12,947 (16.6%) above the $71,396 average.

Importantly, Lakes, AK has a moderately active Remote Mortgage 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 Remote Mortgage Underwriter appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 6% between Lakes, AK and San Jose, 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 Remote Mortgage Underwriter role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Lakes, AK$84,343$7,029$1,622$40.55
San Francisco, CA$83,656$6,971$1,609$40.22
Santa Clara, CA$82,950$6,912$1,595$39.88
Washington, DC$81,962$6,830$1,576$39.40
Los Angeles, CA$81,066$6,756$1,559$38.97
Fremont, CA$80,466$6,706$1,547$38.69
Jersey City, NJ$80,065$6,672$1,540$38.49
Green River, WY$79,592$6,633$1,531$38.27
San Buenaventura, CA$79,520$6,627$1,529$38.23
San Jose, CA$78,996$6,583$1,519$37.98

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

We found at least five jobs related to the Remote Mortgage Underwriter job category that pay more per year than a typical Remote Mortgage Underwriter salary. Top examples of these roles include: Mortgage Banker, Regional Mortgage Manager, and Senior Commercial Underwriter.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Remote Mortgage Underwriter jobs, with a range of just $22,379 (27.1%) to $54,554 (55.3%) more than the average Remote Mortgage Underwriter salary of $71,396.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Mortgage Banker$125,950$10,496$2,422$60.55
Regional Mortgage Manager$101,874$8,490$1,959$48.98
Senior Commercial Underwriter$97,500$8,125$1,875$46.88
Mortgage Accounting$96,819$8,068$1,862$46.55
Remote Underwriting Manager$93,775$7,815$1,803$45.08

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