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Insurance agent salary in United States

How much does an Insurance Agent make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $64,158
Low $31,661
High $130,012
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a insurance agent is $64,158 per year in the United States. 51.9k salaries reported, updated at December 7, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Insurance Agents in United States

  1. Platinum Supplemental Insurance
    88 reviews537 salaries reported
    $87,445per year
  2. $71,166per year
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Highest paying cities for Insurance Agents near United States

  1. Tampa, FL
    $72,256 per year
    439 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $69,592 per year
    293 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $67,150 per year
    270 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $66,928 per year
    258 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $66,054 per year
    373 salaries reported
  3. Charlotte, NC
    $65,548 per year
    247 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $64,514 per year
    392 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $63,871 per year
    563 salaries reported
  3. Macon, GA
    $63,125 per year
    76 salaries reported
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Where can an Insurance Agent earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Insurance Agents

Top skills
Business Management
Top certifications
Top licenses
Insurance Producer License

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
12 jobs70
18 jobs56
2 jobs2
12 jobs20
47 jobs2,718
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Most common benefits for Insurance Agents

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • License reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 9,883 ratings

46% of Insurance Agents in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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Customer Service Representative

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Inside Sales Representative

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Average $58,007 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Insurance Agent

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as an insurance agent ?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for an insurance agent, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry, and experience.

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Do insurance agents get paid hourly?

Yes, it is possible for insurance agents to get paid by the hour. But many also get paid a salary. It varies from employer to employer.

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