An Entry-Level Insurance Agent earns an average salary of $32,310 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Social Media Marketing, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Account Sales.

$22,134 - $52,653
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$32K
$53K
MEDIAN: $32,310
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$9.85 - $17.69
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,134 - $52,653  
   
Bonus
$202.22 - $10,134  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,012  
Commission
$501 - $19,678  
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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$21,619 - $50,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,002
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $17.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.01  
Overtime
$13.29 - $29.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$202.22 - $10,134  
   
Commission
$501 - $19,678  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,012  
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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$21,619 - $50,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 817
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,584

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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

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 11%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 11%

Account Sales
up arrow 10%

Spanish Language
up arrow 9%

Customer Relations
up arrow 6%

Insurance
up arrow 3%

Sales
up arrow 2%

Inside Sales
up arrow 2%

Office Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$32,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Bilingual
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 223 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

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