The average salary for an Insurance Agent with Sales skills in Canada is C$41,357.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Agent
The top respondents for the job title Insurance Agent are from the companies Western Financial Group, TD Insurance and The Co-operators. Reported salaries are highest at TD Insurance where the average pay is C$46,602. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Alberta Motor Association and Belairdirect, earning around C$45,009 and C$44,460, respectively. Canada Brokerlink Inc. pays the lowest at around C$33,670. Hub International, Inc. and Western Financial Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$34,930 and C$38,205, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Insurance Agent
Skills in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inside Sales, Customer Relations, Customer Service 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$39,342 based on 20 salaries. An early career Insurance Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$39,691 based on 107 salaries. A mid-career Insurance Agent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$42,726 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Insurance Agent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,609 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$46,633.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Insurance Agent in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 17.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (9.3% more) and Toronto, Ontario (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (11.4% less) and Victoria, British Columbia (3.9% less).
Years of Experience
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