The highest average salaries go to Claims Examiners and Investigators, who bring in close to $73K per year, though Software Engineers are not far behind at about $59K along with Insurance Agents ($55K) and Insurance Claims Adjusters (approximately $55K). On the lower end are Insurance Sales Agents at around $24K on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $74K annually. The largest fraction of American Family Insurance Group people (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $54K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in St. Louis, Mo.; Madison, Wisc. (around $80K), Colorado Springs, Colo. ($73K), and Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $56K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of St. Joseph, Mo. — at about $50K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Wisconsin, where the average salary is $77K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $76K annually. Becoming an I-CAR Certification can certainly pay off here; those folks make $63K on average. American Family Insurance Group workers who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) are also well compensated, earning $88K on average.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Microsoft Office; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $84K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Insurance; just under a third deem it necessary for work. Customer Service, Claim Handling, and Negotiation round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just a fifth of employees. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a little over a half of workers, and close to one-half report receiving dental coverage as well. Perks also include a casual working environment, flexible hours, and life insurance.