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Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salary

Three-fifths 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 $75K per year, but median earnings come to around $47K annually. The final incomes of Personal Insurance Lines Managers generally vary between $31K and $75K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions as high as $10K, $5K, and $12K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to one-fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by just over two-fifths. Most Personal Insurance Lines Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Personal Insurance Lines Managers (82 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,837 - $73,030
(Median)
$32K
$47K
$73K
MEDIAN: $47,078
10%
50%
90%

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$12.49 - $23.39
(Median)
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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50%
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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,837 - $73,030  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,907  
Profit Sharing
$316.27 - $4,978  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,200  
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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$31,128 - $74,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 372
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
$12.49 - $23.39  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $30.38  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,907  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,200  
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).
)
$31,128 - $74,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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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.

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Personal Insurance Lines Managers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Commercial Lines Account Manager. Median pay for Commercial Lines Account Managers is $47K.

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Personal Insurance Lines Managers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Sales Management, Office Management, Customer Service, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Hiring, Training, and Account 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.


For Personal Insurance Lines Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $37K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $43K. Personal Insurance Lines Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $50K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $53K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salaries



National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salaries


National Average
$46,000

Office Management
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Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Insurance
up arrow 3%

Account Management
up arrow 6%

Training
up arrow 9%

Hiring
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 26%
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