Insurance Agent Assistant Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Insurance Agent Assistants in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $12.70 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Insurance Agent Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly two in five, and about a fourth earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$22,825 - $46,070
(Median)
$23K
$31K
$46K
MEDIAN: $31,203
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$9.41 - $17.47
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,825 - $46,070  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,984  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $5,087  
Commission
$496.65 - $7,047  
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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$20,387 - $41,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.41 - $17.47  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,984  
   
Commission
$496.65 - $7,047  
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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$20,387 - $41,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 257
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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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Insurance Agent Assistants typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Sales, Insurance, and Customer Service can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Agent Assistant

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $27K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $30K on average. 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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 58%
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