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Insurance Agent

Represents insurance companies in selling insurance to clients. Registration or licensing is required.


Tasks Include:


  • interviewing clients to identify their insurance needs
  • explaining to clients details of insurance and conditions, risk coverage, premiums and benefits
  • assisting clients to determine the type and level of coverage required
  • calculating premiums and establishing method of payment
  • reviewing clients' circumstances to ensure that the level and coverage of insurance is still appropriate
  • settling and monitoring insurance claims to ensure that both client and insurer are satisfied with the outcome
  • recording information about clients and their policies
  • identifying and drawing up lists of potential clients from a variety of sources and contacting them to arrange interviews
Specialisations
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Life Assurance Representative
Job prospects for Insurance Agents in Victoria

Occupation in the Insurance Agents group include Insurance Agent

Employment prospects
There are currently 4,000 Insurance Agents in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$1,548.80

Hourly earnings
$40.90

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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