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Manager, Commercial Lines (Insurance) Salary

Managers of Commercial Lines Insurance in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with about three in four bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $60K per year on average but can range from $36K to $98K per year. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $17K, $4K, and $29K, respectively — total cash payment to Managers of Commercial Lines Insurance can bottom out near $36K or top out at around $98K. Most Managers of Commercial Lines Insurance report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and close to one-half have dental, too. Female Managers of Commercial Lines Insurance make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent.

$36,862 - $92,872
(Median)
$37K
$60K
$93K
MEDIAN: $60,084
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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
$36,862 - $92,872  
   
Bonus
$248.75 - $17,001  
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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$35,737 - $98,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 250
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$248.75 - $17,001  
   
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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$35,737 - $98,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 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. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $42K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $53K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $62K in this role. 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 71 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
34%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 22%
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