Mortgage Underwriter salary in the United States

Average salary
$95,000/yr
Based on 3,259 income tax records
$39,500
$180,000
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
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$57K
 
$77K
 
$97K
 
$104K
 
$104K
$39,500
$180,000
How much do Mortgage Underwriters make?
The average total salary for a Mortgage Underwriter is $95,000 per year. This is based on data from 3,259 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Mortgage Underwriter and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mortgage Underwriter salary can vary between $39,500 to $180,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Mortgage Underwriter salary by location

Mortgage Underwriter salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Movement Mortgage, Virginia Beach County, VA
10 income tax records
$128,000/yr
$58K – $279K
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JPMorgan Chase, Franklin County, OH
12 income tax records
$118,000/yr
$89K – $142K
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LoanDepot.com, Maricopa County, AZ
19 income tax records
$113,500/yr
$73K – $187K
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Wells Fargo, Hennepin County, MN
14 income tax records
$108,000/yr
$79K – $149K
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Mortgage Research Center, Boone County, MO
14 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$67K – $115K
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Navy Federal Credit Union, Escambia County, FL
11 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$61K – $102K

Mortgage Underwriter demographics in United States

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52% are single
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48% are married
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44% have kids
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72% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Mortgage Underwriters in United States

3,259 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mortgage underwriter in the United States is $95,000 per year. Mortgage underwriter salaries in the United States can vary between $39,500 to $180,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 3,259 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mortgage underwriter.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for mortgage underwriters in the United States: Movement Mortgage ($128,000 a year), JPMorgan Chase ($118,000 a year), and loanDepot.com ($113,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mortgage underwriters in the United States: Austin Metro Area, TX ($120,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($119,500 a year), and Riverside Metro Area, CA ($115,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.