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Insurance Agent salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$69,929
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a insurance agent is $69,929 per year in the United States. 38.9k salaries reported, updated at June 29, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Insurance Agents in United States

  1. UnitedHealth Group
    3.6star
    17213 reviews21 salaries reported
    $171,916per year
  2. $99,467per year
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Highest paying cities for Insurance Agents in United States

  1. Dallas, TX
    $72,894 per year
    493 salaries reported
  2. Charlotte, NC
    $71,461 per year
    161 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $71,423 per year
    425 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $71,320 per year
    288 salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $68,823 per year
    196 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $68,034 per year
    261 salaries reported
  1. San Antonio, TX
    $67,949 per year
    239 salaries reported
  2. Virginia Beach, VA
    $65,836 per year
    49 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
+47.98%salary
Top certifications
CFP
+36.00%salary
Top licenses
Insurance Producer License
+37.10%salary

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?

Sales Representative

362,204 job openings

Average $73,596 per year

Customer Service Representative

153,838 job openings

Average $17.26 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Insurance Agent

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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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