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Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salary

Just below two-thirds of Personal Insurance Lines Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $31K to $78K per year, but median earnings come to around $47K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Personal Insurance Lines Managers can bottom out near $31K or peak near $78K depending on individual performance. Although about a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and just under a half get dental coverage, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$31,007 - $74,226
(Median)
$31K
$47K
$74K
MEDIAN: $47,087
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90%

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$13.31 - $23.57
(Median)
$13
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,007 - $74,226  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,969  
Profit Sharing
$316.27 - $4,978  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,746  
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).
)
$31,173 - $77,811  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 366
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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.31 - $23.57  
   
Overtime
$19.84 - $27.27  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,969  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,746  
Profit Sharing
$316.27 - $4,978  
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).
)
$31,173 - $77,811  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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Job Description for Personal Lines Manager (Insurance)

Personal lines managers (insurance) are responsible for reviewing and processing insurance applications to ensure their accuracy. They verify that all regulations and policies are adhered to and that applications are processed in a timely manner. These managers must be capable of answering a wide variety of questions related to company policies and handle client issues or changes. Personal lines managers should be current on state and federal laws that regulate insurance, as well as have certification and licensing within their state of employment. (Some employers substitute certifications and licensing if candidates have documented experience and are to obtain license within a designated time period.) Employers generally require at least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; a master's of business administration (MBA) is often preferred.

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Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Tasks

  • Take calls and act as key source of information.
  • Document and resolve complaints, problems and concerns.
  • Interact with clients, answer questions, and close sales deals.
  • Follow proper document custody procedures and process documents on schedule.

Common Career Paths for Personal Lines Manager (Insurance)


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Personal Insurance Lines Managers who transition into an upper level Commercial Lines Account Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Commercial Lines Account Manager makes $46K a year.

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Survey results show that Personal Insurance Lines Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Sales Management, Insurance, Customer Service, and Office Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Hiring, Training, and Office Management. Customer Service and Sales Management are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Personal Lines Manager (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. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $36K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $41K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $55K.

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Experience Affects Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%


National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salaries


Insurance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$47,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Office Management
up arrow 10%

Training
up arrow 12%

Hiring
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 26%