The highest paychecks go to Claims Supervisors, who earn an average approximately $94K per year, closely trailed by Risk Control Consultants (about $70K), Insurance Agents ($63K), and District Sales Managers ($58K). Near the bottom at Erie Insurance Group are Commercial Property Insurance Underwriters, pulling in an average of just around $35K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($81K annually) can be spotted in Nashville, Tenn.; Washington, DC (around $67K), the company's headquarter city of Erie, Pa. ($57K), and Pittsburgh, Pa. ($52K) are the next top-paying cities. Charlotte, N.C. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $42K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Wisconsin; salaries there average to approximately $89K per year.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $66K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $50K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $67K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $80K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to around $70K annually for accredited Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters. Regarding salaries and education, Erie Insurance Group pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $71K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Risk Management / Risk Control; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $85K per year. A garden variety skill at Erie Insurance Group is Customer Service; roughly one in four of Erie Insurance Group's people use it regularly. Claim Handling, Negotiation, and People Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Erie Insurance Group has room for improvement — only one in three employees are paid for vacation and sick time. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Erie Insurance Group sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a fair number of survey participants, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include a company cell phone, life insurance, and company car / automobile.