Underwriting Clerk

Compile data and perform routine clerical tasks.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Underwriting Clerks do?

Compiles data and performs routine clerical tasks to relieve UNDERWRITER of minor administrative detail, using knowledge of underwriting and policy issuing procedures: Reviews correspondence, records, and reports to select routine matters for processing. Routes risk-involved matters to UNDERWRITER for evaluation. Prepares requisitions for and reviews credit and motor vehicle reports and results of investigations to compile and summarize pertinent data onto underwriting worksheets. Consults manuals to determine rate classifications and assigns rates to pending applications, using adding machine. Corresponds with or telephones field personnel to inform them of underwriting actions taken. Maintains related files.

Should I be an Underwriting Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Underwriting Analyst

    How to become an Underwriting Clerk

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