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Insurance agent salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$64,536
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a insurance agent is $64,536 per year in the United States. 38.6k salaries reported, updated at December 1, 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
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Insurance Agents in United States

  1. Appreciation Financial
    3.8
    52 reviews6 salaries reported
    $160,780per year
  2. $96,337per year
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Highest paying cities for Insurance Agents near United States

  1. Dallas, TX
    $68,678 per year
    452 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $67,285 per year
    413 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $67,169 per year
    293 salaries reported
  1. Tampa, FL
    $65,645 per year
    241 salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $64,941 per year
    208 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $64,156 per year
    254 salaries reported
  1. San Antonio, TX
    $64,099 per year
    228 salaries reported
  2. Virginia Beach, VA
    $62,460 per year
    33 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
+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

297,095 job openings

Average $63,311 per year

Customer Service Representative

140,223 job openings

Average $17.33 per hour

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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 ?

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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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