How Much do Insurance Agents Make in North Carolina?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, insurance agents in North Carolina earn an average of $64,720 a year, equivalent to $31.12 an hour.

This is 5% less than insurance agents nationwide, but it is 33% more than the typical North Carolina worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
North Carolina Insurance Agent Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $57.39 $119,370
75th $33.37 $69,420
50th $22.88 $47,600
25th $16.86 $35,060
10th $13.46 $27,990
North Carolina Insurance Agents Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Asheville $31.25 $65,010
Burlington $22.29 $46,350
Charlotte $36.67 $76,280
Durham $28.53 $59,330
Fayetteville $40.97 $85,210
Goldsboro $23.84 $49,590
Greensboro $29.32 $60,980
Greenville $29.10 $60,540
Hickory $26.39 $54,900
Jacksonville $20.10 $41,800
New Bern $25.81 $53,680
Raleigh $31.13 $64,750
Rocky Mount $24.61 $51,200
Wilmington $23.19 $48,230
Winston-Salem $29.35 $61,060
North Carolina Insurance Agent Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $31.12 $64,720
2018 $33.18 $69,020
2017 $31.78 $66,110
2016 $30.91 $64,300
2015 $28.28 $58,820
2014 $28.79 $59,890
2013 $26.27 $54,640
2012 $27.35 $56,890
2011 $28.17 $58,600