Insurance Agent Assistants in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $13.73 per hour for pay. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. For the most part, Insurance Agent Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — more than half — do not have any health coverage, just under one in three do receive medical benefits and approximately one-fourth have dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,495 - $49,920
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MEDIAN: $33,551
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$9.92 - $18.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,495 - $49,920  
   
Bonus
$199.33 - $4,848  
Commission
$986 - $11,920  
Total Pay (?
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$21,244 - $41,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $18.30  
   
Overtime
$19.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$199.33 - $4,848  
   
Commission
$986 - $11,920  
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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$21,244 - $41,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 132

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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

  • Establish new claims and file accordingly.
  • Provide clerical and administrative support as needed.
  • Review documents for completeness and accuracy

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Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Agent Assistant


Insurance Agent Assistants seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Farmers Insurance Group, where the average salary comes to $27K.

Popular Skills for Insurance Agent Assistant


Insurance Agent Assistants who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Insurance, Customer Service, and Sales 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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $28K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $33K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $33K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $34K on average.

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Key Stats for Insurance Agent Assistant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Insurance Agent Assistant Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Insurance Agent Assistant Salaries


National Average
$30,000


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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