Entry-Level Insurance Agent Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Insurance Agent is $31,767 per year.

$20,707 - $51,206
(Median)
$21K
$32K
$51K
MEDIAN: $31,766
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$9.71 - $17.14
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,707 - $51,206  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,115  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,073  
Commission
$50.68 - $22,027  
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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$21,103 - $51,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $17.14  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.19  
Overtime
$12.43 - $27.41  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,115  
   
Commission
$50.68 - $22,027  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,073  
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).
)
$21,103 - $51,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 900
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,194

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Insurance Agent Advice

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.

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Skills That Affect Insurance Agent Salaries

Inside Sales
up arrow 8%

Account Sales
up arrow 8%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%

Office Management
up arrow 3%

Insurance
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Sales
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Bilingual
0%

National Average
$31,000

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 267 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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