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Insurance Agent Assistant Salary (United States)

Most Insurance Agent Assistants in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $12.61 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. For the most part, Insurance Agent Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Just over two-fifths report receiving medical coverage from their employers and close to one-fourth collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Insurance Agent Assistant Salary (?
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$22,889 - $45,748
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MEDIAN: $31,399
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Insurance Agent Assistant Salary (?
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$9.58 - $17.45
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,889 - $45,748  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,969  
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $5,139  
Commission
$118.78 - $9,863  
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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$20,513 - $42,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.58 - $17.45  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,969  
   
Commission
$118.78 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $5,139  
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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$20,513 - $42,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 267
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Job Description for Insurance Agent Assistant

Insurance agent assistants provide administrative support to the insurance agent on a day-to-day basis. Occasionally, they support multiple agents at once. Responsibilities include receiving phone calls and walk-ins from clients, processing customer service requests, and building and maintaining the commission database. The insurance agent assistant also plays a role in completing insurance applications and managing customer files. The insurance agent assistant's work schedule varies depending on the needs of the employer, although these individuals typically work full time during regular business hours. Work is carried out in an office setting, though visits to clients are sometimes required. Insurance agent assistants should be prepared to take many requests throughout the workday and be able to follow directions very closely with minimal supervision.
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Insurance Agent Assistant Tasks
  • Review documents for completeness and accuracy
  • Provide clerical and administrative support as needed.
  • Establish new claims and file accordingly.

Insurance Agent Assistant Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Agent Assistant

American Family Insurance Group offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $27K, but on the other end, some employees may earn up to $37K.

Popular Skills for Insurance Agent Assistant

Insurance Agent Assistants report a narrow range of specific skills. Those who have experience with Sales, Insurance, and Customer Service can expect to be compensated well for these skills. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Agent Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $27K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $30K on average. Insurance Agent Assistants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $32K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Insurance Agent Assistants with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $36K.

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Experience Affects Insurance Agent Assistant Salaries

National Average
$29,000

Skills That Affect Insurance Agent Assistant Salaries

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$29,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 55%