Insurance Agent Assistant Salary

Most Insurance Agent Assistants in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $13.02 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Insurance Agent Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Over a third enjoy medical while roughly one in four get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-fifth. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$22,079 - $46,081
(Median)
$22K
$32K
$46K
MEDIAN: $31,712
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$9.40 - $17.93
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,079 - $46,081  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,972  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
Commission
$979 - $15,319  
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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$20,268 - $42,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.40 - $17.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,972  
   
Commission
$979 - $15,319  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$20,268 - $42,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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 results show that Insurance Agent Assistants typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Insurance, Sales, and Customer Service can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent in Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Agent Assistant

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


For Insurance Agent Assistants, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. During the first five years of their careers, Insurance Agent Assistants see a median income of $27K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $30K. Insurance Agent Assistants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $32K. Insurance Agent Assistants who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $39K.

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Experience Affects Insurance Agent Assistant Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Insurance Agent Assistant Salaries

Insurance
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National Average
$30,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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