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Insurance Sales Agent
Generation of new business by contacting potential customers and selling all types of insurance coverage. Explains various insurance policies and helps clients choose plans that fit them.
Most work for insurance brokerages selling multiple policies. Today though a lot work directly for single insurance provider. Meeting potential and current clients either in office or out.
Insurance Sales Agent Requirements
All insurance agents must be licensed in the states where they work.
Annual wage was $47K in 2017. Mostly paid through commissions rather than salary.
Projected to grow 22% from now into 2020. Mostly driven by aging population and changes in federal regulations.
Analyzation of costs of risk. High usage of math, statistics, and financial theory to assess risk to help businesses develop strategies that minimize the cost of that risk.
Full time work in office. Those who consult work long hours mixed with frequent travel.
Bachelor degree required coupled with passage of exams to become a certified professional. Strong background in mathematics, statistics, and business.
Annual wage was $88K in 2017.
Growth of 27% from no till 2020. Students with internship experience who have passed at least one actuarial exam while in school should have the best prospects for entry level position.
Personal Financial Advisor
Financial advice to people helping with investments, investment taxes, and insurance decisions.
Advisors work in the finance and insurance industry or are self-employed. Work full time and may meet with clients in the evenings or on weekends.
Personal Financial Advisor Requirements
Need a bachelor degree. A master degree and certification improves chances for advancement.
Annual wage was $65K in 2017.
Growth of 32% from now into 2020. Driven by (you guessed it) baby boomers approaching retirement age as they seek advice from advisors.
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