Insurance Salespeople 

SOC Code: 41-3021

Entry Salary
$11.86/hr
Average Salary
$21.95/hr

Job Description
Insurance salespeople sell policies to individuals and businesses for protection against future losses and financial pressure.

Requirements
1.  Must be an adult.
2.  Be of good moral character.
3.  Be a Wyoming resident.
4.  Every producer transacting business in Wyoming is required to have an appointment with the represented insurer(s) that is authorized to do business in Wyoming. Both firms and individuals must have an appointment to represent an insurer.
5.  Pass a written examination.

Continuing Education Requirement
Twenty-four hours of approved continuing education must be completed within each two-year license term.  At least three hours must be in an insurance approved ethics course.


License

A license to sell insurance must be obtained from the State Insurance Department.


Examination

The examinations are administered by Prometric, LLC. Examinations are held daily in Casper; Rapid City, SD; Scottsbluff, NE; and Salt Lake City, UT. Call 1-800-864-3946 for licensing and testing information.
 
Fees  
Producer's Life (includes annuities) $  87.00
Producer's Accident/Health/Sickness/Disability $  87.00
Life, Annuities & Disability $109.00
Property & Casualty $109.00
Adjusterís General Lines $  87.00
Consultantís Life, Annuities & AHSD $  87.00
Consultantís Property & Casualty $  87.00
Producer's Variable Life & Annuity $  87.00
Credit $  87.00
Surplus Lines $  87.00
Agentís Title $  87.00
Funeral Service Contracts $  87.00
Adjusterís Crop Hail $  87.00
Producer's Personal Lines $  87.00
Producer's Property $  87.00
Producer's Casualty $  87.00
Express Registration Fee (Phone or Fax) $    5.00


Licensing Agency

Geri Nalder, Licensing Administrator
Wyoming Insurance Department
106 East 6th Avenue
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82002
Phone: (307) 777-7344
http://insurance.state.wy.us/


Licensing Authority
Wyoming State Board of Insurance Agent Examiners
W.S. 26-10-101 seq.

Additional Sources of Information
American Council of Life Insurance
1850 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006

Insurance Information Institute
110 William Street
New York, New York  10038

Occupational Outlook Handbook:
"Insurance Agents and Brokers"

Wages Last Updated May 2008




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