Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salary (United States)

Most Personal Insurance Lines Managers in the United States—about two-thirds—have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $31,256 to $79,497 per year, but standard earnings come to around $46,304 per year. Bonuses, profit sharing, and commission all factor into overall incomes for Personal Insurance Lines Managers. Ranging between $30,657 near the bottom and $74,984 near the top, total earnings can include up to $9,973 from bonuses and up to $5,017 from profit sharing, with a high-performing minority reaping commissions of $14,775. Some workers in this field—24 percent—are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by most and dental plans are enjoyed by about half. Female Personal Insurance Lines Managers make up most of the field at 77 percent. For the most part, Personal Insurance Lines Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salary (?
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$30,657 - $74,984
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MEDIAN: $46,495
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Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salary (?
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$14.41 - $24.11
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$30,657 - $74,984  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,973  
Profit Sharing
$318.64 - $5,017  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,775  
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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$31,256 - $79,497  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 345
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.41 - $24.11  
   
Overtime
$19.84 - $27.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,973  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,775  
Profit Sharing
$318.64 - $5,017  
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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$31,256 - $79,497  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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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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As Personal Insurance Lines Managers transition into upper-level roles, they do not see a turn in salary. For instance, an Commercial Lines Account Manager usually earns the same amount as his or her lower-level colleagues.

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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, experience in the field tends to play a major role in salary negotiations; pay increases with more experience. Salaries can reach $41K from $36K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $51K. Personal Insurance Lines Managers who stay in the field for several decades see their salaries grow less quickly after 20 years, with incomes eventually hovering around $55K. In this field, there is a large range of employee experience; those with the least amount of experience—one to nine years—make up 39 percent of people in the field; those with 10-20 represent 32 percent, and those with the most experience—more than 20 years—account for 28 percent.

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Experience Affects Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$46,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salaries

National Average
$46,000
Customer Service
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Office Management
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 24%
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