Entry-Level Insurance Agent Salary

An Entry-Level Insurance Agent earns an average salary of $32,871 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Field Sales and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

$22,490 - $52,637
$22K
$33K
$53K
MEDIAN: $32,871
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$9.89 - $18.07
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$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,490 - $52,637  
   
Bonus
$208.47 - $10,320  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,835  
Commission
$519 - $19,866  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,814 - $50,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 993
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $18.07  
   
Overtime
$13.68 - $30.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$208.47 - $10,320  
   
Commission
$519 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,835  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,814 - $50,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 841

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,808

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Insurance Agent Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Insurance Agent in Minneapolis:
"Team leadership skills."
Be confident, get references, check clients out beforehand, be prepared to cross sell and stay organized and be always on time, share your knowledge to others, be willing to go on appointment them for encouragement.

Insurance Agent in Crosbyton:
"That it would be my lifetime job."
You will either love it or hate it. You have to love to work with people on a personal level. The company underwriting is always changing as well as the premium rates. Mostly the rates are always higher each year.

Insurance Agent in Homosassa:
"Job Description."
Took job as an agent, did not find out I would also be an office manager until after I started the job.

Key Stats for Insurance Agent

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 234 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Insurance Agent Salaries

Field Sales
▲38%


Account Sales
▲6%

Spanish Language
▲4%

▲3%


▲1%

Inside Sales
▼0%

National Average
$32,000


Office Management
▼1%

Social Media Marketing
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

license
▼5%

Bilingual
▼9%

Data Entry
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 234 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 54%