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How Much Does an Insurance Agent Earn In The United States?

Insurance Agent Salaries
Updated June 17, 2021
Average Insurance Agent Salary
$49,000
$33,000
$49,000
$73,000
Insurance agents in the United States make an average salary of $49,118 per year or $23.61 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $33,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $73,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, New York, North Dakota, Massachusetts, and Iowa provide the highest insurance agent salaries.
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Average Insurance Agent Salary By State

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

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Highest Paying Cities For Insurance Agent

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, New York and North Dakota, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for insurance agents. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Florida, Arkansas, and Nevada.
Location
1. Kansas City, KS
$61,441
Avg. Salary
$29k
$79k
2. Des Moines, IA
$60,754
Avg. Salary
$29k
$79k
3. Seattle, WA
$59,864
Avg. Salary
$29k
$79k
4. Birmingham, AL
$59,665
Avg. Salary
$29k
$79k
5. Lansing, MI
$59,332
Avg. Salary
$29k
$79k
6. La Crosse, WI
$58,262
Avg. Salary
$29k
$79k

High Paying Insurance Agent Jobs

Which Companies Pay Insurance Agents The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Young Alfred and DealerPolicy as they offer the highest salaries for insurance agents.
Company
Avg. Salary
$42k
$80k
Avg. Salary
$42k
$80k
$67,687
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$42k
$80k
Avg. Salary
$42k
$80k
$56,954
Avg. Salary
$42k
$80k
$56,713
Avg. Salary
$42k
$80k

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    Insurance Agent Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for an insurance 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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