How Much do Insurance Agents Make in Texas?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, insurance agents in Texas earn an average of $68,740 a year, equivalent to $33.05 an hour.

This is 1% more than insurance agents nationwide and 36% more than the typical Texas worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Texas Insurance Agent Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $60.84 $126,540
75th $37.57 $78,150
50th $23.81 $49,520
25th $16.86 $35,070
10th $12.27 $25,530
Texas Insurance Agents Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Abilene $27.84 $57,900
Amarillo $29.77 $61,920
Austin $27.55 $57,310
Beaumont $20.73 $43,130
Brownsville $21.55 $44,820
College Station $34.50 $71,760
Corpus Christi $22.04 $45,850
Dallas $42.95 $89,330
El Paso $22.01 $45,780
Houston $29.91 $62,220
Killeen $32.84 $68,300
Laredo $23.33 $48,520
Longview $22.57 $46,950
Lubbock $31.90 $66,360
McAllen $33.18 $69,020
Odessa $26.04 $54,150
San Angelo $23.87 $49,660
San Antonio $28.66 $59,610
Sherman-Denison $29.95 $62,300
Texarkana $25.51 $53,060
Tyler $31.62 $65,770
Victoria $31.68 $65,900
Waco $28.03 $58,310
Texas Insurance Agent Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $33.05 $68,740
2018 $30.17 $62,760
2017 $27.19 $56,550
2016 $27.96 $58,150
2015 $28.79 $59,890
2014 $26.89 $55,930
2013 $27.54 $57,280
2012 $25.93 $53,930
2011 $27.80 $57,820