Insurance Producer Salary (United States)

Median pay for Insurance Producers in the United States comes out to approximately $35,048 per year, but employers in Cleveland pay the most, the average compensation in that city is around $63K. Insurance Producers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+39 percent) and Chicago (+30 percent). This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.
Insurance Producer Salary (?
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$22,011 - $63,707
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MEDIAN: $35,694
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Insurance Producer Salary (?
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$9.96 - $18.40
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$22,011 - $63,707  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,375  
Profit Sharing
$695 - $5,872  
Commission
$0.00 - $21,674  
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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$22,205 - $65,054  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 355
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $18.40  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,375  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $21,674  
Profit Sharing
$695 - $5,872  
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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$22,205 - $65,054  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 220
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Job Description for Insurance Producer

Insurance producers are licensed and trained in sales and customer service, and they are responsible for selling insurance and insurance-related products to prospective clients. Additionally, insurance producers must ensure that the policies they offer comply with all insurance regulations, maintain a knowledge of all commercially available products and monitor all clients' insurance policies to be sure that the highest level of service is provided. Insurance producers must also maintain excellent relationships with current clients, which may help secure new client referrals; this includes resolving any client issues and claims quickly and efficiently.
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Insurance Producer Tasks
  • Process the paperwork to enroll customers in policies and calculate premiums.
  • Explain insurance policies to customers and help them customize policies to fit their needs.
  • Sell insurance policies to businesses or individuals.
  • Utilize referrals, phone calls, mailings, and other forms of advertising to generate new customers.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Producer

State Farm Insurance Company pays the most with a median salary of $34,268, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $21K to a high of $42K for base pay.
The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is Farmers Insurance Group, where the median salary is just $23,676. Workers at Allstate Insurance Company and Allstate also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field—average earnings for these employers come to $30,591 and $31,260, respectively.

Popular Skills for Insurance Producer

Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Insurance Producers who took the survey. Those who have experience with Sales can expect to be compensated well for these skills, typically earning 4 percent more than the national average, respectively. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Producer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Insurance Producers, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. New salaries start at $31K and reach $38K in five to 10 years. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $40K. Though minimal, Insurance Producers continue to experience salary development even after two decades, and pay is estimated at $44K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 7 percent. Age distribution in this workforce is concentrated between one and nine years of experience; about two-thirds of respondents fall in this range.

Pay Difference By Location

Cleveland
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Chicago
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Phoenix
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National Average
$35,000
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Denver
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Experience Affects Insurance Producer Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Insurance Producer Salaries

Sales
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Insurance
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National Average
$35,000
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Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 58%
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