Average Insurance Agent Salary

$39,413
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,031
Bonus
$4,829
Commission
$2,083
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Insurance Agent is $39,413.
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$26k
MEDIAN
$39k
90%
$66k
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$26k - $66k
Bonus
$482 - $12k
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$300 - $10k
Commission
$519 - $27k
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$25k - $62k
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What Do Insurance Agents Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Insurance Agent

3.7 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Insurance Agent are from the companies State Farm Insurance Company, Allstate and Farmers Insurance Group. Reported salaries are highest at Usaa Insurance where the average pay is $42,187. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Farmers Insurance Group and Geico, earning around $40,000 and $39,900, respectively. State Farm Insurance Company pays the lowest at around $33,836. Liberty Mutual Insurance Group and Allstate also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $34,880 and $36,485, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Insurance Agents?

Skills in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relations, Sales, Customer Service and Insurance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Agents?

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 $34,027 based on 362 salaries. An early career Insurance Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,314 based on 1,981 salaries. A mid-career Insurance Agent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,571 based on 784 salaries. An experienced Insurance Agent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,470 based on 1,056 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $46,777.
Employees with Insurance Agent in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 8.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (8.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.2% less) and Tampa, Florida (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,848 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.5%
Early Career
40.9%
Mid Career
16.2%
Experienced
21.8%
Late Career
13.7%

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