Insurance Agent Assistant Salary

The larger portion of Insurance Agent Assistants in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $12.73 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The majority of Insurance Agent Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Roughly two in five report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just under a fourth collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,865 - $46,030
(Median)
$23K
$31K
$46K
MEDIAN: $31,153
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$9.42 - $17.45
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$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,865 - $46,030  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,987  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $5,087  
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 - $41,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.42 - $17.45  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,987  
   
Commission
$493.16 - $7,096  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $5,087  
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 - $41,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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


The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is American Family Insurance Group, where the median salary is just $28K. However, employees at the top of the pay scale do tend to do well, earning around $37K.

Popular Skills for Insurance Agent Assistant


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. Most people experienced in Customer Service also know Sales.

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. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $27K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $29K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Insurance Agent Assistants make a median salary of $32K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 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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