Snapshot

Insurance Agents represent insurance companies in selling insurance to clients.

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Insurance Agents
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
13,100
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1225
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Below average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • 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
  • keeping up-to-date with changes in the insurance industry and informing clients of new developments

Job Titles

  • Insurance Agent

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Cert III in General Insurance
  • Cert IV in General Insurance
  • Diploma of General Insurance
  • Advanced Diploma of Insurance Broking

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  • Cheltenham, Victoria
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