Insurance Agent Assistant Salary

Women comprise the majority of Insurance Agent Assistants in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $12.70 per hour on average. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Insurance Agent Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Roughly two-fifths enjoy medical while slightly more than a fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under one in five. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,865 - $45,803

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$9.42 - $17.53

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,865 - $45,803  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,996  
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $4,958  
Commission
$493.16 - $7,096  
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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$20,401 - $41,392  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.42 - $17.53  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,996  
   
Commission
$493.16 - $7,096  
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $4,958  
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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$20,401 - $41,392  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 259
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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.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Agent Assistant


Though certain workers may see earnings of up to $37K, American Family Insurance Group still falls short in the compensation department — the median pay is only $28K, the lowest in the field.

Popular Skills for Insurance Agent Assistant


Typical Insurance Agent Assistants report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Sales, Insurance, and Customer Service can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Agent Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. 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 $29K on average. Insurance Agent Assistants bring in $32K after working for 10 to 20 years. Insurance Agent Assistants who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $37K.

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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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National Average
$29,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 23%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 58%
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