Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salary

Personal Insurance Lines Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just below two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $31K to $72K per year, median earnings come to $47K per year. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Personal Insurance Lines Managers — as high as $10K, $5K and $14K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $31K to $72K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Personal Insurance Lines Managers is high. The vast majority of Personal Insurance Lines Managers (85 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Approximately one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and slightly less than one-half claim dental coverage as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$32,494 - $71,541
(Median)
$32K
$47K
$72K
MEDIAN: $47,127
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50%
90%

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$12.20 - $24.74
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
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National Salary 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$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 (?
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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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For Personal Insurance Lines Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Personal Insurance Lines Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Commercial Lines Account Manager.

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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.


Personal Insurance Lines Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $37K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $43K. Personal Insurance Lines Managers see a median salary of $50K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $52K.

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Experience Affects Personal Lines Manager (Insurance) Salaries



National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
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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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