Insurance Agent in Seattle Salary

An Insurance Agent in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $43,000 per year. A skill in Insurance is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,026 - $139,620
$24K
$43K
$140K
MEDIAN: $43,000
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$0$139K
Salary $24,026 - $139,620
Bonus $1,500
Commission $10,000
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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$25,888 - $68,162
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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.

About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

Insurance Agent Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Agent

Pay by Experience for an Insurance Agent has a positive trend. An entry-level Insurance Agent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Insurance Agent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Insurance Agent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 11 salaries. An Insurance Agent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Insurance Agent

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Insurance Agent Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Insurance Agent Salaries

Insurance
▲15%

Customer Service
▲10%

Sales
▲2%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 58%