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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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Parker + Lynch's client in the West Palm Beach, FL area is hiring for a IT/Accounting Analyst.This is a newly created position as a result of the company’s rapid growth. This company has great benefits: employer pays 100%, 401k match, annual increases and company wide bonuses. This position will be a blend between IT and Finance. Candidates must be technically strong to excel in this role. Any exp...
SENIOR TAX ACCOUNTANT!!! Are you looking for an opportunity with a stable and dynamic company? Our client is a leader in the real estate development industry. They are looking for a Senior Tax Accountant to be responsible for the preparation of federal and multi-state tax returns, tax research, tax reporting under ASC 740 and other special projects. Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree - CPA an...
We have a job opening for a Senior Financial Planning Analyst in Houston, TX. This position will be responsible for leading the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial planning and reporting activities. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company while utilizing a blend of both your accounting and analytical skills and work closely with upper management. The job duties for the Sen...
Rapidly growing mid-size O&G company seeking experienced O&G professional for challenging O&G Revenue position. This role will work in revenue department and perform wide range of duties supporting O&G Revenue department. Specific tasks include compilation, preparation and recording of monthly revenues, coordinating new well set-ups with Land department and ensuring revenues are in accordance with...
Purchasing Job in West Palm Beach, FL Our client is looking to hire an experienced Purchaser/Buyer to work in the West Palm Beach, Florida area. Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field. Client would like 5 plus years of manufacturing experience. Candidate should have strong communication skills, hardworking, and organized. This company is offering up to $50...
A highly prestigious firm located in the heart of downtown Chicago is seeking a Tax Supervisor for a role open due to internal promotion. The Tax Supervisor in this role will be responsible for preparing and filing a variety of tax work including Federal, State, and International tax returns as well as assisting in tax planning and estimations, responding to notices and law changes, and more. Thi...
If you are searching for a new Investment Advisor job and would like to join a growing, stable and supportive environment in the Salt Lake City area, keep reading. If you have a minimum of four years’ experience in a client-focused role, and hold Series 7 & 65 or 66 licenses, then you may be the perfect candidate! Add your ability to be a “hunter” and your drive to bring in new business, and we de...
We are currently assisting a long-term client, a global fortune 500 company in their search for two Financial Analysts (Staff level and Senior Financial Analyst level) to join their growing team. This is a management development position intended to identify and develop high-potential individuals who will play a leadership role in the future. This is a great opportunity to join a world class orga...
A SOX Compliance Manager job in Nashville, TN is available courtesy of Parker + Lynch. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have at least 5 years of experience in either external or internal audit. This position will play a pivotal role in the success and efficiency of this publicly traded company's internal control framework. If you are seeking an organization that places a high value...
If you are interested in applying for this job opportunity, please email your resume in Word format to ***** and put “Tax Manager” in the subject line. Emailed resumes will have priority consideration over online applications. PUBLIC ACCOUNTING TAX MANAGER JOB IN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO, IL A client, a mid-size public accounting firm, is seeking to fill a Tax Manager job in downt...
A Cost Accounting Manager job in Dickson, TN is currently available courtesy of Parker & Lynch. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have at least 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment with exposure to cost accounting. This client has exceptional benefits and a great company culture. You will report to the Plant Controller who is a very good mentor who measures success vi...
Our publicly traded Woodlands client is searching for a Sr. Financial Reporting Analyst to help with the SEC reporting - timely preparation of reports (10-Q, 10-K, 8K), analysis of reporting, SOX compliance and development, and related technical analysis. This role will report to the Manager of Financial Reporting. This is a great time to join this newly public company as it grows and offers great...
Financial Analyst job opportunity in San Francisco, CA Looking for a great opportunity in San Francisco? One of our top clients has an immediate opening for a Financial Analyst to join their team. This contract-to-hire position is a great opportunity to work with an innovative company in the financial services industry that values excellent customer service. The ideal candidate for the Financial ...
Executive Recruiter Jobs in New Jersey and New York City Parker+Lynch is the Permanent Placement division of Accounting Principals and we are experiencing tremendous growth and need to hire Executive Recruiters in many of our locations!!! How do you know if Parker+Lynch is the right firm for you? Ask yourself a couple of questions: • Do you enjoy the “thrill of the chase” that recruiting top cl...
Collections Specialist job in Fort Lauderdale, FL Duties: Oversee company internal and external collection portfolios. Under established department guidelines, perform and process the collection of past due accounts and delinquent balances through direct contact with customers by letter, telephone, and email. Uses company resources and management support to effectively and efficiently return de...
Accounting Principals is searching for a Customer Service Representative with Supply Chain experience to join an excellent company's Finance and Supply Chain Department Job Responsibilities Include: • Responsible for receipt, validation and processing of customer orders entered via the web portal, ensuring that requested product meets order criteria and verifying exceptions or non-compliance iss...
Executive Recruiter Job in Middlesex County, NJ An outstanding opportunity exists in our hub office in Central New Jersey for an Executive Recruiter! We are looking for bright, hungry, go-getters that are interested in unlimited earning potential, have the drive and determination to not only make it in sales, but succeed and love the thrill of chase. If you have an accounting/finance background...
Lead A/P Accountant- Perm! Join this global company and enjoy exceptional benefits, potential to develop your skills and career and contribute from day one in this fast paced role within the Accounting team. You will oversee and ensure that payables are processed accurately and effectively. You can take part in assessing and improving process. Convenient location. Job responsibilities Respond t...
Our client, a well known financial institution in the greater Sacramento area, is seeking highly motivated individuals for a contract to hire opportunity. This is an hourly + commission opportunity working standard business hours. If you are interested in working for a highly innovative technology company with a fast pace environment this is the place for you! THE SALES SPECIALIST ROLE: This is ...
Parker + Lynch has a Tax Associate job currently available in Winston-Salem, NC. You could be the ideal candidate for this role if you have strong tax knowledge, are able to communicate effectively, and enjoy interaction with clients. Our client is a well established firm that will offer you upward mobility, a professional team environment, and flexibility. Tax Associate job responsibilities: • ...

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