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Insurance Employment Information


Insurance Industry Overview


Insurance jobs typically involve one of three tasks: sales, underwriting and claims management.

It’s the insurance brokers’ and insurance sales agents’ job to find new customers and keep the company’s current customers by convincing them to renew their policies.

Underwriters use technology to score insurance applications, decide which customers should be given insurance policies and set prices.

Claims adjusters, appraisers and claims examiners help customers file claims and calculate how much the insurance company should pay for each claim.

Insurance Job Market


Insurance is an industry that grows and shrinks along with the economy.

Job growth for insurance sales agents will rise 22 percent between 2010 and 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says. That’s faster than the average occupation. Insurance sales agents working for independent firms will be most in demand. Agents selling health and long-term care insurance should also find plenty of insurance employment.

Jobs for underwriters will rise only 6 percent from 2010 to 2020, because technology is now doing tasks human underwriters used to do, the BLS says. Underwriting jobs in health insurance will have better employment growth.

Jobs for claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners and investigators will grow slower than the average occupation, only 3 percent between 2010 and 2020, with much of the growth coming in the health insurance industry, the BLS reports.

If the trend toward more frequent natural disasters continues, employment for property and casualty insurance examiners might increase, the BLS says. However, insurance job opportunities for auto-damage appraisers will decline 8 percent between 2010 and 2020 because increasing car safety is reducing the number of car accidents, the BLS reports.

Insurance Salaries


Insurance underwriter is among the best-paying insurance career, with a 2011 median salary of $60,830, the BLS says. The best-paid 10 percent earned $107,460.

Claims adjuster is another well-paying job in insurance, with a median salary of $59,320 in 2011. The median insurance sales agent salary was $47,450 in 2011.
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FULL CHARGE BOOKKEEPER Local sawmill requires bookkeeper. Successful candidate must have previous experience in accounting. Knowledge of preparing financials, inventory reports, handling human resources, payroll, and general office responsibilities is required. An Associates Degree in accounting or work experience equivalence is desired. Required attributes include: attention to detail, computer ...
This position is located in our VA, McLean facility • Support the senior Budget Officer and Comptroller in the areas of budget execution and formulation. • Assist with preparation of the annual budget submissions; providing guidance to directorate and center personnel on technical program and budget matters. • Assist with the review and verify program and budget data submitted by directorates a...
Responsibilities include Accounting Department G/L functions as well as SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) coordinator. Email resume to ***** to apply...
Finance-Senior Analyst, Equity Derivatives Product Control (New York, NY): Analyze volatility, dividend & borrow curves for stocks & indices in structured trading books against external consensus market data providers & ensure trading desk is marked to market for all OTC equity derivative products with market consensus marks. Compute second order volatility reserve on forward starting unlimited do...
Company Confidential Woodland Hills, CA, 91367
Well established, highly profitable CPA and Consulting firm offers several exceptional career opportunities for professionals who specialize in either Accounting and Transaction Advisory Services, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Consulting, Compliance and Risk Advisory Services, and /or IT Audit and Advisory Services. This firm is a great alternative to the excessive overtime, travel and politics of typical ...
This position is located in our MA, Needham facility Support Accounting Manager in all aspects related to the General Ledger. Learn all tasks performed within the department and develop the ability to act as an alternate in each position. Assist in the month end closing process including Hyperion Corporate mapping and reporting. Provide adequate and timely responses to all audits, DCAA, E & Y,...
Financial Advisor (Central Northeast Ohio) Everence Financial has an opening for a financial advisor - base salary plus commission - to help serve clients and grow our business in the Akron/Canton area (Hartville office). As an associate to our advisor team, qualified candidates will have a minimum 3 years experience in investments and insurance business; strong interpersonal skills and sales or...
Accounting Assistant Full time Mon-Fri Online Application at: spacebound.com Click to apply by EMAIL =...
Description: Position Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm) Positions in this function prepare and maintain records of accounts receivable, including receipts, claims and ove...
Description: Position Description: Healthcare isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. ICD10 replaces ICD9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and Healthcare organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that's what fueled these exciting new opportunities. Who are we? Optum360. We're ...
Company Confidential Somerset, PA, 15501
FINANCIAL ANALYST to prep & analyze fin'l plans, forecasts & reports for Hotels/ motels/ conference centers owned & managed by KMD Hospitality. Job based in Somerset, PA. Send resumes to: Mahendra Patel, 215 Ramada Road, Somerset, PA 15501...
Firm Administration Locally owned CPA firm, Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth is seeking a full-time Firm Administrator. Qualified individual should have a Business or Administration degree and three years' experience desired. Responsibilities include: administrative support for firm management, able to facilitate initiatives or other assigned projects, and able to multi-task. Energetic with excellent...
GARETT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS STAFF ACCOUNTANT The Garrett County Public Schools is accepting applications for a full-time staff accountant effective immediately. Location: Central Office, Oakland, MD Status: Exempt, Confidential (Non-bargaining) Terms: 12 Months, Regularly 8 hours per day Salary Range: $47,645-$57,048 Commensurate with education and experience Deadline: Until filled A d...
This position is located in our MD, Bethesda facility Performs complex administrative and analytical tasks in support of a contract program. This position will be a key contributor role; ideally, this individual must be a proven leader and have the ability to assess issues and recommend solutions. Responsibilities and requirements include: 1. Expertise in creation of budgets for research protoc...
THE OPPORTUNITY: • Work in branch office to receive long-term training and ability to achieve full underwriting authority. • Work with Underwriters to help develop and execute marketing plan to drive new and renewal business, including in-person visits, telemarketing and distribution of marketing materials for insurance company partners • Be trained to evaluate, classify, and rate each risk to ...
Accounting Assistant Part time 20 Hrs per week Online Application at: spacebound.com Click to apply by EMAIL =...
Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) Prepares financial report...
If you value EXCELLENCE, INNOVATION, INTEGRITY, RESPECT and TEAMWORK- YOU belong at Western Wisconsin Cares! We are seeking an Account Clerk who believes in Western Wisconsin Cares' mission to keep individuals healthy, safe, and independent and in their homes as long as possible. A successful Account Clerk candidate will enjoy a fast-paced work environment. Our employees participate in the State o...
Description: Position Description: Health care isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. ICD10 replaces ICD9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and health care organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that's what fueled these exciting new opportunities. Who are we? Optum360. ...
Description: Position Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) Th...

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