How Much do Insurance Agents Make in New Jersey?

Do insurance agents in New Jersey make a lot of money? What is the average pay for New Jersey insurance agents?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, insurance agents in New Jersey earn an average of $70,770 a year, equivalent to $34.02 an hour.

This is 4% more than insurance agents nationwide and 18% more than the typical New Jersey worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
New Jersey Insurance Agent Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $59.93 $124,650
75th $37.47 $77,930
50th $28.11 $58,460
25th $21.39 $44,500
10th $16.21 $33,720
New Jersey Insurance Agents Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Atlantic City $24.08 $50,090
Ocean City $23.08 $48,000
Trenton $29.29 $60,920
Vineland $26.86 $55,860
New Jersey Insurance Agent Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $34.02 $70,770
2018 $36.62 $76,160
2017 $36.49 $75,900
2016 $37.60 $78,210
2015 $34.31 $71,370
2014 $35.01 $72,810
2013 $34.25 $71,230
2012 $33.84 $70,390
2011 $35.29 $73,410