Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salary

The majority of Personal Insurance Lines Managers in the United States — just below two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $31K to $74K per year, and the median is $47K annually. 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 $74K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women account for the majority of Personal Insurance Lines Managers who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction for Personal Insurance Lines Managers is high. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and slightly less than one-half have dental coverage, one in four claim no health benefits at all. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,158 - $73,293

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$12.36 - $24.41

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,158 - $73,293  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,912  
Profit Sharing
$318.64 - $4,966  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,137  
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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$31,296 - $73,944  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 398
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.36 - $24.41  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $30.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,912  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$318.64 - $4,966  
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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$31,296 - $73,944  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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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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Many Personal Insurance Lines Managers move into a Commercial Lines Account Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Commercial Lines Account Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Personal Insurance Lines Managers.

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Personal Insurance Lines Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Sales Management, Office Management, Insurance, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hiring, Account Management, and Training. Employees educated in Customer Service are typically practiced in Sales Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Personal Lines Manager (Insurance)

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Personal Insurance Lines Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $37K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $43K on average. For Personal Insurance Lines Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. Personal Insurance Lines Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $53K on average.

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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
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Insurance
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Sales
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Training
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Account Management
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Hiring
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 25%
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