$36,677
Avg. Salary
$14.30
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,058

Bonus

$2,071

Profit Sharing

$6,215

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Insurance Sales Agent is $14.30 per hour.

The average pay for an Insurance Sales Agent is $36,677 per year.

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$10.14
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$14.30
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$19.32
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MEDIAN $14.30
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$24k
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$37k
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$63k
90%
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MEDIAN $36,677
$23,527 - $63,428
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$63K
MEDIAN: $36,677
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$0$63K
Salary $23,527 - $63,428
Bonus $404 - $15,205
Profit Sharing $414 - $10,213
Commission $1,017 - $34,063
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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$23,612 - $63,586
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,960
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $10.14 - $19.32
Hourly Tips $2.75
Overtime $12.37 - $29.41
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $404 - $15,205
Commission $1,017 - $34,063
Profit Sharing $414 - $10,213
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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$23,612 - $63,586
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,199

Job Description for Insurance Sales Agent

An insurance sales agent is a person who helps individuals choose a policy that most closely fits their needs. The sales agent will typically represent and work for an individual company, but independent agents who represent many smaller insurance entities exist as well. In any event, these sales-oriented employees help to match up individuals with home, car, and life insurance policies that offer acceptable coverage to the consumer and provide a profit to the company. In some cases, the sales agent may also be the first contact when an insured person needs to file a claim.

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Insurance Sales Agent Pay By Employer

$0$144K

$30,234

Allstate
69 profiles
$30,988

$30,023

Geico
21 profiles
$41,672

$42,268

$26,500

$36,000

$49,967

$45,000

$32,248

Common Career Paths for Insurance Sales Agent


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Insurance Sales Agents' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Insurance Broker. The average Insurance Broker brings home $58K per year. An Insurance Sales Agent may also move into a role as an Insurance Agent or an Insurance Office Branch Manager.

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Popular Skills for Insurance Sales Agent


Survey results imply that Insurance Sales Agents deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Field Sales, Sales Management, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 42 percent, 7 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration, Spanish Language, and Customer Service. For most people, competency in Insurance indicates knowledge of Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Sales Agent

Pay by Experience for an Insurance Sales Agent has a positive trend. An entry-level Insurance Sales Agent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 1,175 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Insurance Sales Agent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 391 salaries. An experienced Insurance Sales Agent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 347 salaries. An Insurance Sales Agent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 165 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,117

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

For Insurance Sales Agents, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Insurance Sales Agents will also find cushy salaries in Phoenix (+33 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), Charlotte (+13 percent), and Indianapolis (+11 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Insurance Sales Agent's salary, with Corpus Christi Insurance Sales Agents earning salaries that are 20 percent less than the national average. Orlando and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 7 percent less than the median.

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Key Stats for Insurance Sales Agent

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 460 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Insurance Sales Agent Salaries

▲29%

▲16%

▲5%

National Average
$36,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Insurance Sales Agent Salaries

▲40%


▲3%



▲1%

National Average
$36,000

Insurance
▼3%

Sales
▼3%

▼3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼3%






Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 460 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 54%