Insurance Sales Agents

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

Sell life, property, casualty, health, automotive, or other types of insurance. May refer clients to independent brokers, work as an independent broker, or be employed by an insurance company.

Number of positions

2012: 6,650    2014: 6,740

Annual job postings

New: 40    Replacement: 150
(Total: 190)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Moderate-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.