Insurance Agent Assistant Salary

Women comprise the majority of Insurance Agent Assistants in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $12.66 per hour on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Roughly two-fifths report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one-fourth collect dental insurance. The majority of Insurance Agent Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$22,485 - $45,828
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$46K
MEDIAN: $31,123
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$9.41 - $17.49
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
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
$22,485 - $45,828  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,991  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $5,087  
Commission
$119.20 - $9,787  
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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$20,365 - $41,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 188
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.41 - $17.49  
   
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.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,991  
   
Commission
$119.20 - $9,787  
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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$20,365 - $41,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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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Popular Skills for Insurance Agent Assistant


Survey takers who work as Insurance Agent Assistants usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Sales, Insurance, and Customer Service can expect to be compensated well for these skills. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $27K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $29K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $32K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Insurance Agent Assistants with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary 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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$29,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 103 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: 41% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 55%