Insurance Agent Career

Learn how you can make a difference with a career at COUNTRY

Your role as a local Insurance Agent

We work to improve the lives of our clients with the right plans and protection. And you’re an important part of that goal. As an Insurance Agent, your job is to make sure our clients have the right protection for their homes, farms, businesses and futures. You’ll be part of a team of financial representatives and financial specialists who help provide your clients financial protection and planning throughout their lives.

You can be confident and proud to represent our brand whose strength and integrity has been trusted for generations of families since 1925. 

Compensation and rewards

Our compensation program is unlike any other in the industry. You start your career with a competitive base salary, in addition to unlimited commissions potential and other rewards. 

Generous benefit options 

We provide comprehensive health and dental coverage options for new Insurance Agents. Additional benefits include group life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

We reward hard work with corporate-wide recognition and first-class travel.

World-class travel & events 

Each year, our insurance agents and agency managers who excel are invited to participate in special incentive programs and events.

Designation bonus 

When you earn corporately supported professional designations, we’ll give you a bonus.

Hiring & training bonus 

Once you receive your Property/Casualty and Life/Health Licenses, you’ll get a bonus after you complete the COUNTRY Agency Learning program.

Minimal personal investment 

Licensing and exam fees are the only initial out-of-pocket expenses and can range from $300 to $500 depending on where you live. This includes your property / casualty and life / health state insurance licenses.

Training and support

Office start-up 

As soon as you start, you’ll be placed in a fully functioning office environment. You provide the ambition. We provide:

  • Office space and supplies
  • Work laptop
  • Office phone
  • Internet access
  • Sales and marketing technology

COUNTRY Agency Learning Program (CAL) 

The COUNTRY Agency Learning (CAL) program is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art training and development program for all new insurance agents at COUNTRY and provides you with:

  • Online courses, classroom training and hands-on experience 
  • One corporately supported sales process
  • Consistency in training through schools
  • Coaching, feedback and training in your office
  • Support at every stage of your career

This program is just the beginning. Throughout your career, we’ll offer you guidance and training opportunities to fuel your professional and financial growth.

Team of professionals 

You may not start as an expert, but as you grow client relationships, you’ll be supported by a team of professionals who help you provide your clients specialized expertise with the right solution at the right time. Additionally, our experienced marketing staff researches and develops creative ways to help you meet new clients and improve your relationship with existing ones. You’ll have access to a wide variety of advertising campaigns and marketing material to help you build your client list. 

Excellent client service 

Your clients will always speak to a live person simply by calling your office or connecting to our award-winning Client Contact Center. 

Leadership development 

Interested in sales management or helping our clients with their financial futures? There are plenty of opportunities for successful insurance agents and financial representatives to advance their career.  We even have special programs designed to prepare future leaders for success in these positions.

Diversity and inclusion groups 

Our RISE (Respect, Inclusivity, Success & Equality) and SHEHasIt resource groups allow you to connect with your peers nationwide based on shared identities, characteristics, life experiences and beliefs. 

Community enrichment 

Our vision is to enrich the lives of the communities we live and work in, which means our local Insurance Agents and their teams need to get involved. If you’re passionate about a cause or organization in your community, we can help you support them through our Volunteer Time Off program. 

Want to know more about us?

Follow us on social media to see how we support our communities and why our employees love it here. Search for #LifeAtCOUNTRY to get a peek at what it’s like representing the COUNTRY Financial brand.

What's next?

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COUNTRY Financial® is the marketing name for the COUNTRY Financial family of affiliated companies (collectively, COUNTRY), which include COUNTRY Life Insurance Company®, COUNTRY Mutual Insurance Company®, and their respective subsidiaries, located in Bloomington, Illinois.