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Manager, Commercial Lines (Insurance) Salary

With nearly three in four of Managers of Commercial Lines Insurance in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $36K to $99K per year and averages out to $60K annually. Total incomes of Managers of Commercial Lines Insurance incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $17K from bonuses and close to $4K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $36K and $99K. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by close to one-half. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Managers of Commercial Lines Insurance making up 74 percent. Most Managers of Commercial Lines Insurance like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$36,811 - $93,128
(Median)
$37K
$60K
$93K
MEDIAN: $59,710
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90%

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$11.83 - $22.78
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$36,811 - $93,128  
   
Bonus
$247.90 - $17,027  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $4,000  
Commission
$-0.50 - $29,361  
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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$35,693 - $98,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 248
National Hourly Rate 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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $22.78  
   
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$247.90 - $17,027  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $4,000  
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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$35,693 - $98,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Manager, Commercial Lines (Insurance)

Commercial lines insurance managers are responsible for a variety of tasks within insurance companies which generally revolve around managing various commercial accounts, and they generally work in indoor office environments during traditional business hours. Most employers prefer applicants who have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and prior experience with insurance, and this position also requires in-depth knowledge of insurance markets, products, underwriting, and reference. Many employers may require various certifications and licenses, though exact requirements depend on the organization.

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Manager, Commercial Lines (Insurance) Tasks

  • Work with customers and insurance company to arrange premium payments, answer questions, and explain changes.
  • Prepare rate quotes, assemble coverage summaries and proposals, and monitor the status of claims reports.
  • Manage a group of existing accounts and assist with reviewing and processing renewals and new accounts.
  • Sell insurance policies to new customers and identify cross-selling opportunities.

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Popular Skills for Manager, Commercial Lines (Insurance)


Survey takers who work as Managers of Commercial Lines Insurance report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Insurance, Account Management, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service and Account Management. Those familiar with Account Management also tend to know People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Manager, Commercial Lines (Insurance)

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Managers of Commercial Lines Insurance. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $42K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $53K. Managers of Commercial Lines Insurance claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $62K. Managers of Commercial Lines Insurance who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $65K.

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Experience Affects Manager, Commercial Lines (Insurance) Salaries



National Average
$61,000



Skills That Affect Manager, Commercial Lines (Insurance) Salaries


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National Average
$61,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 22%
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