Interested in becoming one of the American Family Insurance Agents?
Here's a little basic info. you need to know as well as some facts that you may find pretty interesting.
First of all, as an agent, American Family Insurance is like your business partner. You actually own your own business.
This has its advantages because it allows you to have flexible hours, be your own boss, and hire your own partners. You'll also be looked upon as a leader in your community.
The sky’s the limit when it comes to how much money you can make as an insurance agent with American Family Insurance. Your income is based on how many new and renewable policies you establish with clients.
Additionally, you earn more when customers sign up for multiple
products. This is one of the win-win benefits of promoting multiple
policies. Your customers get discounts and you get bonus income.
American Family agents can also look forward to high future commissions. Other incentives include trips to Rome, diamond rings, additional cash, etc.
As an agent, American Family Insurance will provide excellent on-the-job training from other top-of-the-line agents and you'll be reimbursed for licensing classes. This also includes learning trade secrets from top-notch agents. This training takes 13 months.
Agents American Family Insurance employs can work in departments such as...
These options allow you to focus on an aspect that you have a greater interest in personally so that you can take more enjoyment in your work and experience job satisfaction.
Other Opportunities For Agents with American Family Insurance
The American Family Insurance Agents National Headquarters (NHQ) are located in Madison, WI. This consists of five buildings that are surrounded by beautiful countryside views. The work spaces are in an open environment and the NHQ has two stores, a cafeteria, and great airports, daycares, and restaurants nearby.
Other offices are located in Denver, Phoenix, Chicago, Seattle, Portland, Las Vegas, Columbus, Indianapolis, and Kansas City. All of these places have state-of-the art technology for their employees to use.
Basic Requirements For American Family Insurance Agents:
In order to be an American Family agent, you need to have strong communication skills. You also need to be committed to accomplishing goals, and be consumer-oriented. Being self-driven and not afraid to fail is a real plus.
Insurance is big business. Being an insurance agent isn't really for me personally, but I expect it would have a large measure of job security since the vast majority of Americans purchase insurance of at least one type in their lifetime. That's a huge market to draw from. :)
Fringe Benefits of American Family Insurance Agents:
Agents with American Family Insurance can expect to receive health benefits, work/life balance benefits, benefits of peace of mind, benefits for their future, and continuous learning benefits.
Full-time employees receive 90% coverage on medical premiums, while their dependents receive 50% coverage. Part-time employees receive 65% coverage and their dependents receive 30% coverage.
Depending on where you live, you can also receive comprehensive coverage (preventive care and drug coverage.)
Dental benefits include either up to $1,000/yr and 90% coverage of premiums for full time workers and 65% coverage for part time workers OR you can get additional coverage that pays up to $1,500 plus orthodontics.
The Flexible Spending Plan is a tax-free plan that allows you to contribute up to $5,000 a year to an account. Additionally, employees can earn one week of vacation time after working for six months. This can be carried over to the next year. As an AmFam agent, you can also have personal time, flexible schedules, a floating holiday to be used when you desire, and a business-casual dress policy.
American family employees receive life insurance, sick leave, short-term disability, long-term disability, a 401(k) plan, and a pension plan.
As you can see, American Family agents have a number of flexible options as to when and where they work, have an excellent training programs in a variety of areas, and enjoy many fringe benefits.
Do you think you'd like a career with AmFam? Check out their website for more information. Better yet, stop into one of the American Family Insurance offices in your area and speak to an American Family Insurance agent in person.