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Stability and Growth

The insurance industry offers job stability because people always need insurance. In states like Wisconsin, you must have insurance to drive a vehicle or purchase a house.
Insurance policies are one of the last things people cut during hard times, guaranteeing business. You can provide for your family, have a nice
home, opportunities to travel and more. One of the best parts is that you help people when they need it most.

  • When disaster strikes, you’re there.
  • You help restore lives by caring and making things right.
  • You give back to your community

Many Majors Choose Insurance

  • Marketing
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Business
  • Operations
  • IT and more!

Salary Ranges for Insurance Positions in Wisconsin

Agency Owner$125,000-$1,000,000+
Agency Partner$85,000-$600,000
Agency Sales Manager$60,000-$193,000
Commercial Lines Placement Specialist$40,000-$48,000
Agency Producer (3-5+ years’ experience)$38,000-$68,000
Agency Producer (starting)$25,000-$35,000
Senior CSR (5+ years’ experience)$36,000-$60,000
Customer Service Representative CSR)*$20,000-$28,000
Senior Claims Representative$45,000-$70,000
Claims Examiner$40,000-$66,000
Claims Adjustor$35,000-$45,000
Claims Representative*$27,000-$40,000
Underwriting Supervisor/Manager$65,000-$95,000
Vice President of Marketing$85,000-$125,000
Marketing Specialist$50,000-$80,000
Social Media Manager$30,000-$50,000
Software/Applications Engineer$60,000-$90,000
Application Programmer$55,000-$90,000
Web Experience Specialist$52,000-$60,000
Help Desk Analyst*$35,000-$50,000
Senior Return to Work Specialist$65,000-$80,000
Return to Work Specialist$58,000-$62,000
Senior Actuary$92,000-$150,000
Product Manager$85,000-$115,000
Risk Control Manager$95,000-$125,000
Risk Control Specialist$85,000-$95,000
Risk Analyst$69,000-$85,000

This information is provided as a guideline only by the Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin.

* Entry level, no degree required.

Learn More About the Insurance Industry

Quick Facts About Working in Risk Management and Insurance

  • More than 70,000 people in Wisconsin are employed in the industry.
  • The average wage is $66,000, nearly 70% above the Wisconsin wage average.
  • Incomes in the six figures are common.

Scholarships Are Available

The Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin, an association that represents thousands of independent insurance agents, offers over $25,000 in scholarships to high school and college students pursuing degrees related to insurance. Learn more about the Professional Insurance Agents Scholarships.

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