Life Insurance Agent Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$84,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$84,000
Median 50%
$125,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Assurance Group
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
1.8 years
How much does a life insurance agent make?
Life Insurance Agents in the US make on average $84,988 annually or $40.86 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $125,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $57,000 per year. Insurance companies and Automotive companies have the most job opportunities for Life Insurance Agents. Some of the states with the best Life Insurance Agent salaries are New York, New Jersey, Maine, Washington, and Pennsylvania. The typical tenure for a Life Insurance Agent is 1.8 years.
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Average Life Insurance Agent Salary By Location

Across America, Life Insurance Agents make on average $84,988 annually or $40.86 hourly. New York, NY reports the highest annual salary for Life Insurance Agents at 101,403. The New York, NY average entry-level salary for Life Insurance Agents is $53,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Life Insurance Agent salaries are New York, New Jersey, Maine, Washington, and Pennsylvania. Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Alaska have the lowest Life Insurance Agent salaries.

Map of Life Insurance Agent Salaries

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

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Average Life Insurance Agent Salary By Company

Life Insurance Agents can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Insurance companies and Automotive companies have the most job opportunities for Life Insurance Agents. Life Insurance Agents at Assurance Group and C3/CustomerContactChannels report the highest salaries. Companies like Ross Group and Auto Club Group Insurance Co also report very competitive wages for Life Insurance Agents.

Life Insurance Agent Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Life Insurance Agent Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Life Insurance Agent can range from $54,060 to $98,776 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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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$48,000
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$41,000
$41,000
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$75,000
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$65,000
$65,000
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$40,000
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$40,000
$40,000