The average salary for an Insurance Agent in Vancouver, British Columbia is C$41,955.
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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 policie…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Insurance Agent
Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Sales and Insurance.
Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Agent
An entry-level Insurance Agent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$40,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Insurance Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$41,224 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Insurance Agent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,217 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Insurance Agent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 10 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Insurance Agent in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 13.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (7.3% more) and Toronto, Ontario (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Surrey, British Columbia (10.6% less), Victoria, British Columbia (3.7% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (0.6% less).
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