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Mortgage Underwriter salary in the United States

Average salary
$80,000/yr
Based on 1,930 income tax records
$35,000
$139,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$35,000
$139,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Mortgage Underwriter in the United States is $80,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 1,930 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Mortgage Underwriter salaries in the United States can vary between $35,000 to $139,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Mortgage Underwriter salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
11 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$78K – $104K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
15 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$82K – $110K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
13 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$72K – $111K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
60 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$75K – $111K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
26 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$74K – $111K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
15 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$83K – $109K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
14 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$73K – $106K
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New York Metro Area, NY
33 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$75K – $109K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
20 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$74K – $106K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
15 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$61K – $117K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
57 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$73K – $108K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
17 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$67K – $100K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
33 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$82K – $104K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
38 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$63K – $107K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
24 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$67K – $109K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
96 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$68K – $105K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
44 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$70K – $99K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
15 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$67K – $92K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
17 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$63K – $101K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
51 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$68K – $104K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
55 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$64K – $105K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
16 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$70K – $86K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
24 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$69K – $91K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
28 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$67K – $104K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
138 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$65K – $100K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
12 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$72K – $90K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
20 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$70K – $84K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
54 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$69K – $103K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
28 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$62K – $85K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
24 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$71K – $98K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
69 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$62K – $91K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
13 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$62K – $87K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
11 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$73K – $104K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
13 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$65K – $106K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
17 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$57K – $80K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
18 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$61K – $79K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
170 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$45K – $93K
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Pensacola Metro Area, FL
15 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$56K – $74K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
22 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$44K – $78K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
14 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$58K – $73K
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Des Moines Metro Area, IA
13 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$61K – $91K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
15 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$50K – $77K

Mortgage Underwriter salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Bank Of America, Maricopa County, AZ
12 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$80K – $109K
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Wells Fargo, Hennepin County, MN
11 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$89K – $110K
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Quicken Loans, Wayne County, MI
12 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$80K – $132K
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JPMorgan Chase, Maricopa County, AZ
19 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$65K – $97K
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United Wholesale Mortgage, Macomb County, MI
17 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$45K – $94K
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Navy Federal Credit Union, Escambia County, FL
10 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$58K – $76K

Mortgage Underwriter demographics in the United States

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53% are single
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47% are married
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45% have kids
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69% own a home

Mortgage Underwriter salaries by age

$0
$21,250
$42,500
$63,750
$85,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Mortgage Underwriters in the United States

1,930 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mortgage underwriter in the United States is $80,000 per year. Mortgage underwriter salaries in the United States can vary between $35,000 to $139,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,930 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: Bank of America ($102,000 a year), Wells Fargo ($97,500 a year), and Quicken Loans ($96,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mortgage underwriters in the United States: Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($99,000 a year), Kansas City Metro Area, MO ($98,000 a year), and Austin Metro Area, TX ($98,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.