Working as an Underwriter

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Underwriter Ratings

13K Underwriter reviews for 3K companies

Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.5 ★
Career Opportunity
3.4 ★
Number of Jobs on Glassdoor

309 Underwriter Jobs

Underwriter Reviews

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Acuity InsuranceAcuity Insurance
Commercial Underwriter
Jun 3, 2022

“Happy hours and gifts.”

Aetna CVS HealthAetna CVS Health
Underwriting Analyst
Mar 30, 2023

“Everyone is happy to help and collaborate.”
Mortgage Associate
Dec 13, 2021

“happy work place”

Pumpkin PetcarePumpkin Petcare
VP Underwriting
Mar 23, 2023

“People are really happy to help when problems happen.”

United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM)United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM)
Sept 12, 2021

“I’ve met cool people and enjoy my TL.”

Homebridge Financial ServicesHomebridge Financial Services
Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator
Apr 17, 2023

“Everyone that worked their was always happy to help.”

Embrace Home LoansEmbrace Home Loans
Mortgage Underwriter
Oct 17, 2022

“Was happy working for Embrace.”

Method Workers’ CompensationMethod Workers’ Compensation
Sept 27, 2022

“Happy hours”

Top Companies for Underwriter

4.1 ★
601 Jobs
2K Reviews
3K Salaries

Our people are at the heart of our organization and inspire us every day. From coast to coast, our employees help us shape the future of an industry and make a positive impact in our communities. Join a team where employee voices are drivers of change and collaboration makes anything possible. Be your true self, feel supported on the road to your biggest goals, and celebrate together. Our products are available through the following brands: Intact Insurance, belairdirect, BrokerLink, Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions, RSA, Johnson, and Intact Public Entities. In Canada, Intact provides repair and restoration services through its subsidiary On Side Restoration, a leading restoration company, restoring damaged homes and businesses. 

Highly rated for compensation & benefits
First National Financial
First National Financial
3.9 ★
40 Jobs
289 Reviews
476 Salaries

First National is one of Canada’s largest non-bank mortgage lenders, offering residential mortgage solutions directly through the broker channel and commercial mortgages through our skilled origination teams across the country. Founded in 1988 by two entrepreneurs who are still active in the business today, First National has grown and evolved – but has maintained the spirit and matured the values that shaped the company’s origins. It's in Our Nature embodies our DNA, pilots our compass and shapes our collective identity. Our nature informs, influences and provides a consistent point of accountability for how we live our values, express our belief system and show up for each other, our borrowers, our investors, our partners and the community. We frame our values actionably as a way of thinking and behaving intentionally and with consistency. What do we value? We strive for better through curiosity and ambition so we can seize every opportunity and embrace change productively. We earn trust by advising with honesty, transparency and consistency so our clients know we are invested in them and their dreams. We encourage autonomy in our people. Owning decisions confidently, sharing perspectives openly and being heard consistently shape how we support each other and build community. We emphasize accountability through rigour, process and realistic expectations. We respond with urgency while respecting structure and upholding accuracy as a standard. Our team makes these values come to life every day. The people that choose to work at First National do so because they know it’s a place they can grow and make meaningful contributions to advance our business. We emphasize hard work and celebrate every success. The people join our team most often stay to build fulfilling careers and become integral members of the First National family.

Highly rated for culture and values
3.9 ★
654 Jobs
9K Reviews
15K Salaries

CIBC is a leading and well-diversified North American financial institution committed to creating enduring value for all our stakeholders – our clients, team, communities and shareholders. We are guided by our purpose – to help make your ambition a reality, and we are activating our resources to create positive change and contribute to a more secure, equitable and sustainable future. Across our bank and our businesses – Personal and Business Banking, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management, and Capital Markets – our 50,000 employees bring our purpose to life every day for our 13 million personal banking, business, public sector and institutional clients in Canada, the U.S. and around the world. About some of the areas of our bank: -Canadian Personal and Business Banking- Canadian Personal and Business Banking provides personal and business clients across Canada with financial advice, services and solutions through banking centres, digital and mobile channels to help make their ambitions a reality. -Canadian Commercial Banking and Wealth Management- Canadian Commercial Banking and Wealth Management provides high-touch, relationship-oriented banking and wealth management services to middle-market companies, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals and families across Canada, as well as asset management services to institutional investors. -U.S. Commercial Banking and Wealth Management- U.S. Commercial Banking and Wealth Management provides commercial banking and private wealth services across the U.S., as well as personal and small-business banking services in four U.S. Midwestern markets and focuses on middle-market and mid-corporate companies and high-net-worth individuals and families. -Capital Markets- Capital Markets provides integrated global markets products and services, investment banking advisory and execution, corporate banking solutions, and top-ranked research to our clients around the world. It includes Direct Financial Services which focuses on expanding CIBC’s digitally enabled capabilities to provide a cohesive set of direct banking, direct investing and innovative multi-currency payment solutions for CIBC’s clients.

Highly rated for culture and values

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