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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 $12.45 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to two in five, and one-fourth earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Insurance Agent Assistant Salary (?
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$22,444 - $44,232
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MEDIAN: $31,238
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Insurance Agent Assistant Salary (?
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$9.61 - $17.49
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,444 - $44,232  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $5,139  
Commission
$120.00 - $12,000  
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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$20,525 - $41,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.61 - $17.49  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
Commission
$120.00 - $12,000  
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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$20,525 - $41,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 291
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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

State Farm Insurance Company pays the most with a median salary of $29K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $21K to a high of $39K. 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 $27K, the lowest in the field. Another company with smaller-than-average paychecks is State Farm Insurance Company.

Popular Skills for Insurance Agent Assistant

Job skills reported by Insurance Agent Assistants are limited. Those who have experience with Sales, Insurance, and Customer Service can expect to be compensated well for these skills. For most people, competency in Customer Service indicates knowledge of Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Agent Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Insurance Agent Assistants, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $27K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $30K. Insurance Agent Assistants see a median salary of $32K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Insurance Agent Assistants who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $35K. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; a majority of respondents fit between this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up roughly one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than one in ten, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining one-tenth.

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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 5 out of 5 based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 57%