Sample resume for an insurance sales professional

If you're going for a position selling insurance, you first need to sell yourself on your resume. Check out this sample to learn how.

Sample resume for an insurance sales professional

If you’re seeking out insurance sales jobs, you first need to sell yourself on your resume by showing employers that what you bring to the table is exactly what they're looking for. For inspiration, view the sample resume for an insurance sales professional below, and download the insurance sales professional resume template in Word. 

Jobs for insurance sales reps are projected to grow by 10% (or 49,800 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, which is faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: CaliforniaFloridaTexasNew York, and Ohio; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityLos Angeles, DallasChicago, and Atlanta

As an insurance sales rep, you can expect to earn a median wage of $49,710 per year, or $23.90 per hour, according to the BLS.

Additionally, you can learn about insurance careers and search for insurance sales jobs on Monster.


Insurance Sales Professional Resume Sample

Carla Foster
Sometown, IL 55555 | Phone: 555-555-5555 | | LinkedIn URL

Insurance Sales Professional

Entrepreneurial DEF Insurance agent with a history of surpassing customer and employer expectations. Leverage consultative-sales strengths to nurture relationships and close deals. Comprehensive knowledge of financial and insurance products, services and best practices.


  • Personal and commercial insurance: auto, home, business, health, life
  • Retirement plans: IRA (Traditional and Roth), 401(k), Solo 401(k), 403(b)
  • Education plans: 529 plans, Coverdell Education Savings Accounts
  • Long-term-care and estate planning


ABC AGENCY / DEF INsurancE | Sometown, IL

Insurance and Financial Services Agent, 3/2013 to Present | Agency Intern, 9/2012 to 3/2013

Manage all phases of the sales cyclefrom prospecting to close and follow-up support. Represent a full line of insurance and financial products, serving as a trusted advisor to businesses and individuals.

  • Drove a 15% revenue increase in FY2016, outperforming “high-reach” sales targets every quarter.
  • Increased referral business by 27% in 2016. Initiated an aggressive campaign of cold-calling, offering referral incentives and participating in networking events.
  • Earned awards for excellent sales performance, including Legion of Honor and Bronze Star awards.
  • Met and frequently exceeded the financial objectives of represented clients. Assessed risk tolerance and investment/risk-management goals to recommend solutions optimally suited to client needs.
  • Provided sound financial, insurance and wealth-management services to protect and grow client assets.


Sales Representative, 10/2010 to 6/2012

Served as a department store sales rep while attending college. Excelled within service-oriented industry.

Education & Training

Bachelor of Science, Major: Business Management | Minor: Marketing
Designations: FINRA Series 6 and 63; FINRA Broker/Agent; Life and Health; Illinois Long-Term Care (LTC) and Property & Casualty (P&C) licenses; Financial Services Certified Professional (FSCP)
Recent Training: Long-term care, estate planning and retirement
Member: National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors

“…Carla has that rare combination of drive, industry knowledge and interpersonal skills.
She is a rising star at our company…” — Jordan Yu, Supervisor
“…Carla was incredibly helpful when my husband and I switched our insurance provider to
DEF Insurance. I know we made the best choice!” — Mary Hart, Client


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