Insurance agent

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

Average base salary
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28.1k salaries reported, updated at Jul 10, 2020
$56,986
per year
The average salary for a insurance agent is $56,986 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Work from home
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
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Most common benefits for Insurance Agents

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Work from home
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Disability insurance
  • License reimbursement
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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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