How Much do Insurance Agents Make in Tennessee?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, insurance agents in Tennessee earn an average of $59,130 a year, equivalent to $28.43 an hour.

This is 13% less than insurance agents nationwide, but it is 30% more than the typical Tennessee worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Tennessee Insurance Agent Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $50.04 $104,080
75th $30.87 $64,210
50th $21.34 $44,400
25th $15.58 $32,400
10th $12.78 $26,590
Tennessee Insurance Agents Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Chattanooga $28.45 $59,170
Clarksville $25.20 $52,420
Cleveland $26.85 $55,840
Jackson $25.05 $52,110
Johnson City $26.31 $54,720
Knoxville $29.46 $61,290
Memphis $33.68 $70,050
Morristown $37.27 $77,510
Nashville $27.93 $58,090
Tennessee Insurance Agent Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $28.43 $59,130
2018 $27.63 $57,460
2017 $27.76 $57,730
2016 $26.78 $55,710
2015 $28.02 $58,290
2014 $26.24 $54,570
2013 $26.41 $54,940
2012 $26.11 $54,320
2011 $25.18 $52,370