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Loan Underwriters

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Loan underwriters determine if loan applicants are creditworthy. They evaluate loan applications and approve or reject them based on applicants’ credit history, employment history, assets, debts, and other factors. They use their own expert judgment and loan underwriting software to produce recommendations.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Organized

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Credit Manager or Loan Officer

Loan Underwriter

Senior Loan Processor or Loan Collector

Loan Processor

Bank Teller or Customer Service Representative

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