Agent Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$33,000
$17,000
$33,000
$63,000
The average Agent makes about $33,696 per year. That's $16.2 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $17,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $63,000. Many of Agents seem to be drawn to Hospitality and Technology companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case Agents tend to work at Professional, Insurance, and Technology companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New York, Hawaii and New Jersey pay Agents the highest salaries.
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Map of Agent Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Agents earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Agent Salary By Location

While an Agent can average a salary of $33,696 per year, or $16.2 per hour, there are many opportunities for Agents to make more. For example, in New York, NY you might make $42,434 per year. Other high-paying locations include Lakewood, NJ, Chicago, IL and Des Moines, IA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New York, NY where the average starting salary is $23,000. The highest paying states for Agents include New York, Hawaii and New Jersey. Meanwhile, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Oklahoma offer the lowest salaries.

Average Agent Salary By Company

To earn a high income as an Agent, working for UnitedHealth Group or Tucson Electric Power might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Jefferies and NTT Data International report highly competitive salaries for Agents.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Agent Pay By Industry

Agent salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with Professional, Insurance, and Technology companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, an Agent can make a yearly salary of $40,212 while working for Professional companies. All the while, other Agents are making $37,236 at Insurance companies and $32,971 at Technology companies. One industry Agents may want to avoid is the Finance industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $25,470.
Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$40,212
$40k
Insurance
Insurance
$37,236
$37k
Technology
Technology
$32,971
$33k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$28,926
$29k
Finance
Finance
$25,470
$25k

Agent Salary History

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Agent Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Agent can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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