An Entry-Level Insurance Agent earns an average salary of $32,638 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Field Sales and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

$22,119 - $52,994
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$53K
MEDIAN: $32,638
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$9.88 - $17.88
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MEDIAN: $13.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,119 - $52,994  
   
Bonus
$205.92 - $10,179  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,993  
Commission
$550 - $19,392  
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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$21,779 - $50,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,027
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $17.88  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.01  
Overtime
$13.68 - $29.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$205.92 - $10,179  
   
Commission
$550 - $19,392  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,993  
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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$21,779 - $50,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 869

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,633

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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 240 votes.
073
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Insurance Agent Salaries

Field Sales
up arrow 39%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 12%

Account Sales
up arrow 7%

Spanish Language
up arrow 4%



up arrow 1%

Inside Sales
0%

National Average
$32,000


Office Management
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Bilingual
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Data Entry
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 240 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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