Sales Associates are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $62K annually; Life Insurance Agents, Insurance Agents, and Benefits Coordinators also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $53K, approximately $48K, and about $39K, respectively. Financial compensation for Insurance Sales Agents is rather low — on average only $35K — relative to the rest of the company.
By state, Arizona offers the highest pay at around $50K per year.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $31K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of American Income Life Insurance Company employees (53 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $40K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Insurance Agent certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $44K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Licensed Life Insurance Agent is rewarded with median pay of around $40K per year. American Income Life Insurance Company provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate of Arts (AA) — these employees rake in $39K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Team Leadership; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $50K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at American Income Life Insurance Company is Customer Service, with slightly less than a third considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Microsoft Office, Insurance, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Merely one in six employees at American Income Life Insurance Company earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Close to one-half save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. At American Income Life Insurance Company, around two in five workers have health insurance, and roughly two-fifths of workers have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at American Income Life Insurance Company are flexible hours and a casual working environment.