The average salary for an Entry-Level Insurance Agent in Canada is C$38,700.
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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 in Customer Service and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance.
Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Agent
An early career Insurance Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$39,792 based on 310 salaries. A mid-career Insurance Agent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44,471 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Insurance Agent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$46,960 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$49,755.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Insurance Agent in their job title in Mississauga, Ontario earn an average of 3.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Surrey, British Columbia (28.9% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.3% less).
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