Life Insurance Career; What are the pluses and minuses to a career in life insurance?
I have been considering an offer to work as a life insurance agent. I'd like to hear from people who have worked in the industry to find out what the benefits and drawbacks to this kind of career are.
Asked By: seeker212 - 9/2/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Answered By: Amaya Forever - 9/2/2011
Additional Answers (4)
Benefits - unlimited income potential... More
Answered By: alz - 9/2/2011
If you don't LIVE for sales, don't bother. I'm a property and casualty agent. Much more stable. Life is a roller coaster.
Answered By: Lynn - 9/2/2011
The main drawback is that approximately 95% of individuals who receive these offers are not able to sell insurance successfully. Because they are not successful, they do not get paid (insurance agents are paid only if they are successful; they do not get an hourly wage or a fixed salary) and have to leave the quit... More
Answered By: StephenWeinstein - 9/2/2011
Well, the biggest drawbacks are 95% of people wash out, and those that make it, work really really hard the first few years - like 60 - 80 hour workweeks. The upside, is you meet lots of people, and there's no limit to how much you can potentially earn.
Answered By: mbrcatz - 9/2/2011
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.
Other Career Questions
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.