Entry-Level Insurance Agent Salary

An Entry-Level Insurance Agent earns an average salary of $32,871 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Field Sales and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

$22,811 - $52,814
$23K
$34K
$53K
MEDIAN: $33,829
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50%
90%

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$9.93 - $18.32
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$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.55
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$0$52K
Salary $22,811 - $52,814
Bonus $240.39 - $11,967
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,960
Commission $507 - $20,041
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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$21,724 - $51,311
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 979
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.93 - $18.32
Overtime $15.18 - $29.00
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $240.39 - $11,967
Commission $507 - $20,041
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,960
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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$21,724 - $51,311
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 890

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Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Agent

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,279

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

Insurance Agent Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Insurance Agent in Minneapolis:
"Team leadership skills."
Be confident, get references, check clients out beforehand, be prepared to cross sell and stay organized and be always on time, share your knowledge to others, be willing to go on appointment them for encouragement.

Insurance Agent in Crosbyton:
"That it would be my lifetime job."
You will either love it or hate it. You have to love to work with people on a personal level. The company underwriting is always changing as well as the premium rates. Mostly the rates are always higher each year.

Insurance Agent in Tampa:
Train as much as you can.

Insurance Agent in Fort Worth:
"Transitionin from an Owner / Operator to a Call Center Agent."
I wish I had known how tightly structured and closely monitored you are in a call center. The level of stress can be extremely high at times and the turn-over rate is high. I would not look at the job of a Call Center Agent as a career because the opportunity for advancement is not that great.

Insurance Agent in Salt Lake City:
"Paperwork."
How much paper work and underwriting I would have to do for each client.

Insurance Agent in Homosassa:
"Job Description."
Took job as an agent, did not find out I would also be an office manager until after I started the job.

Key Stats for Insurance Agent

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 281 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Insurance Agent Salaries

Field Sales
▲36%


Account Sales
▲5%

Spanish Language
▲2%

▲1%


▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Inside Sales
▼1%


Office Management
▼3%

Social Media Marketing
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

license
▼7%

Bilingual
▼10%

Data Entry
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 281 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 55%