Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salary

Personal Insurance Lines Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly less than two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $47K per year, but may range from $31K to $72K per year. In the world of Personal Insurance Lines Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $5K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $31K and $72K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although a fair number have medical coverage and a little less than half have dental coverage, one in four claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction for Personal Insurance Lines Managers is high. Women make up the vast majority of Personal Insurance Lines Managers (85 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,494 - $71,541
(Median)
$32K
$47K
$72K
MEDIAN: $47,127
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$12.20 - $24.74
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,494 - $71,541  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,629  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $4,955  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,298  
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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$31,255 - $72,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 455
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.20 - $24.74  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.70  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,629  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,298  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $4,955  
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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$31,255 - $72,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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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 go on to become Commercial Lines Account Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Commercial Lines Account Manager, an upper-level role, pays $47K.

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Personal Insurance Lines Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Account Sales, Sales Management, and Training are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 7 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Hiring, Account Management, and Sales. Experience with Customer Service is often linked with knowledge of Sales Management.

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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $37K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $43K. On average, Personal Insurance Lines Managers make $50K following one to two decades on the job. 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 $52K on average.

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Experience Affects Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salaries



National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salaries

Account Sales
up arrow 28%


Training
up arrow 5%

Insurance
0%

National Average
$47,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Office Management
up arrow 3%

Sales
up arrow 6%

Account Management
up arrow 8%

Hiring
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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