When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $100K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Madison, Wisc. ($77K), Minneapolis, Minn. (around $67K), and Denver, Colo. (approximately $63K) are the next top-paying cities. St. Louis, Mo. is near the bottom for pay at $57K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Wisconsin, where they average to $76K per year.
Earning $85K annually on average, Insurance Agents receive the most money, followed by Senior Applications Engineers (approximately $76K), Senior Claims Adjusters ($63K), and Claims Adjusters ($52K).
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $51K per year. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $65K annually on average. The largest slice of the American Family Insurance Group workforce (30 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $78K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ScrumMasters have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $98K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of $91K per year. The best paid folks at American Family Insurance Group have a Master of Science (MS), Management Information Systems (MIS), earning about $69K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $83K per year. A common skill in American Family Insurance Group's work force is Customer Service; slightly less than one-fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Claim Handling, Insurance, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only two-fifths of survey participants report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A majority of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of respondents also include dental insurance. American Family Insurance Group folks also make good use of a casual working environment, flexible hours, and life insurance.