The average salary for an Entry-Level Insurance Agent is C$38,049 per year.

C$27,576 - C$46,486
C$28K
C$38K
C$46K
MEDIAN: C$37,579
10%
50%
90%
C$12.87 - C$23.03
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.65
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$48K
Salary C$27,576 - C$46,486
Bonus C$201 - C$5,055
Profit Sharing C$101 - C$4,966
Commission C$40.00 - C$10,010
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$27,819 - C$48,986
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 284
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$12.87 - C$23.03
Overtime C$1.45 - C$40.19
Annual Data C$0C$48K
Bonus C$201 - C$5,055
Commission C$40.00 - C$10,010
Profit Sharing C$101 - C$4,966
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$27,819 - C$48,986
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 128

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Agent

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,451

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Insurance Agent

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Insurance Agent Salaries

Sales
▲5%

▲1%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
C$37,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 16%