Life Insurance Underwriter Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Average Salary for Life Insurance Underwriter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The average salary of a(n) Life Insurance Underwriter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $74,514.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Life Insurance Underwriter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $35.82.

The average bonus of a(n) Life Insurance Underwriter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $2,802.00.

Job Description:

Examines individual applications for life insurance to evaluate degree of risk involved and accepts applications, following company's underwriting policies. Checks such documents as application form, inspection report, insurance maps, and medical reports to determine degree of risk from such factors as applicant's financial standing, age, occupation, accident experience, and value and condition of real property. Audits company records to ascertain amount of insurance in force on single risk or group of closely related risks, and ascertains possibility of losses due to catastrophe or excessive insurance. Declines risks that are too excessive to obligate company. Dictates correspondence for field representatives, medical personnel, and other insurance or inspection companies to obtain further information, quote rates, or explain company's underwriting policies. When risk is excessive, authorizes reinsurance, or when risk is substandard, limits company's obligation by decreasing value of policy, specifying applicable endorsements, or applying rating to ensure safe and profitable distribution of risks, using rate books, tables, code books, and other reference material. Typically workers who underwrite one type of insurance do not underwrite others and are designated according to type of insurance underwritten. Less

Examines individual applications for life insurance to evaluate degree of risk involved and accepts applications, following company's underwriting policies. Checks such documents as application form, inspection report, insurance maps, and medical reports to determine degree of risk from such factors... More

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