How Much do Insurance Agents Make in South Dakota?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, insurance agents in South Dakota earn an average of $68,950 a year, equivalent to $33.15 an hour.

This is 2% more than insurance agents nationwide and 61% more than the typical South Dakota worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
South Dakota Insurance Agent Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $51.18 $106,460
75th $40.17 $83,560
50th $27.87 $57,960
25th $21.20 $44,100
10th $17.63 $36,670
South Dakota Insurance Agents Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Rapid City $32.68 $67,980
Sioux Falls $35.72 $74,300
South Dakota Insurance Agent Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $33.15 $68,950
2018 $30.37 $63,180
2017 $31.14 $64,760
2016 $32.78 $68,190
2015 $30.54 $63,520
2014 $28.39 $59,050
2013 $27.88 $57,980
2012 $28.04 $58,320
2011 $25.56 $53,160