Insurance Agent Salary in the United States

How much does an Insurance Agent make in the United States? The average Insurance Agent salary in the United States is $50,383 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $46,015 and $56,835. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Insurance Agent sells insurance to new and current clients. May require an associate's degree with at least 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Being an Insurance Agent is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Additionally, Insurance Agent performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A degree of creativity and latitude is expected. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%