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Insurance Agent Assistant Salary

Insurance Agent Assistants in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $12.70 per hour for pay. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Nearly two in five report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one in four collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,825 - $45,668
(Median)
$23K
$31K
$46K
MEDIAN: $31,332
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$9.48 - $17.54
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary 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$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,825 - $45,668  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,975  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $5,087  
Commission
$118.78 - $6,904  
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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$20,415 - $41,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate 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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.48 - $17.54  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.30  
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.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,975  
   
Commission
$118.78 - $6,904  
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).
)
$20,415 - $41,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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 Skills for Insurance Agent Assistant


Survey takers who work as 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 proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Sales.

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. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $27K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $30K. Insurance Agent Assistants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $32K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income 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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National Average
$29,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 56%
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