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General Agent Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$63,893 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a General Agent is $63,893 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a General Agent is between $37,180 and $80,535. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Sells insurance to new and current clients.
  • Compiles lists of prospective clients to provide leads for additional business.
  • Calls prospective clients and explains features and merits of policies offered.
  • Proposes amount and type of coverage based on analysis of prospect's circumstances, and utilizing persuasive sales techniques.
General Agent Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Insurance Sales Agents

Job family population: 386,320

Estimated population of General Agent jobs: 138,480

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

General Agent Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

General Labor - Warehouse Associate - Ramp Agent
May 14
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Summary- Aircraft Ramp Agent- dnata is looking for people with Warehouse experience and General Labor experience to become an Aircraft Ramp Agent. WE TRAIN!!!!! Benefits * Weekly Pay * Paid Time Off
Bilingual Insurance Sales Agent
May 15
Michigan City, IN, USA
Insure One
... mentor agent coaching . · National Marketing and Advertising Support. · An independent work ... general public. · Excellent communication skills. · Strong customer service skills. · Sales ...
Sales Representative
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Lloyd Services
Producer: $50K - $75K+ Supervising Agent: $70K - $80K+ General Agent: $80K - $90K+ Master General Agent: $150K - $250K+ Unique Experience : * Fun & Engaging Work Environment * World-Class Leadership ...
Sales Agent ( Retail Background is a PLUS )
May 15
Palatine, IL, USA
US Energy Company
... general, retail, restaurant, hospitality, home improvement, construction, management ... agent, customer service rep, customer acquisitions, customer service expert, customer service ...
Customer Service & Sales Agent | Entry Level [NOT A CALL CENTER]
May 9
Elgin, IL, USA
US Energy Company
... general, retail, restaurant, hospitality, home improvement, construction, management ... sales agent, customer service, strategy-planning, project manager, part-time, server, summer ...
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