An Insurance Agent in Edmonton, Alberta earns an average salary of C$46,550 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$37,287 - C$55,199
C$37K
C$46K
C$55K
MEDIAN: C$46,376
10%
50%
90%
C$18.00 - C$27.38
C$21
MEDIAN: C$21.00
50%
C$0C$57K
Salary C$37,287 - C$55,199
Bonus C$503 - C$6,953
Commission C$3,250
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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C$36,625 - C$57,758
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$21.00
Overtime C$40.10
Annual Data C$0C$57K
Bonus C$503 - C$6,953
Commission C$3,250
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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C$36,625 - C$57,758
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Insurance Agent

Insurance is a general term for a type of prepaid policy that provides a policy holder with a financial benefit in case of calamity. Common kinds of policies include auto insurance, health insurance, life insurance, long-term disability coverage, and property/renter's insurance. An insurance agent typically sells one or more type of policy from an office environment such as an agency, brokerage firm, or insurance company. Insurance agents who work for a brokerage firm will likely sell policies from several different insurance companies, while those hired by an insurance company serve as salespeople for their company's products.

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Insurance Agent Tasks

  • Sell insurance policies to businesses or individuals.
  • Utilize referrals, phone calls, mailings, and other forms of advertising to generate new customers.
  • Process the paperwork to enroll customers in policies and calculate premiums.
  • Explain insurance policies to customers and help them customize policies to fit their needs.

Insurance Agent Job Listings

Key Stats for Insurance Agent

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
20%

Experience Affects Insurance Agent Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
C$47,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Insurance Agent Salaries

Customer Service
▲8%

Sales
▲5%

▲1%

National Average
C$47,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 4%