Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Insurance Agent?

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Updated November 16, 2016

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Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Insurance Agent?

You got: Don't Become an Insurance Agent

I got Don't Become an Insurance Agent. Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Insurance Agent?
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This quiz posed questions that were intended to determine if you have the soft skills dentists need and the willingness to fulfill the educational requirements. It also considered your desired salary and compared it to earnings in this field. According to your answers, you wouldn't succeed in this occupation or enjoy working in it.

Insurance agents must be self-starters, aggressive, assertive, be able to multitask and have good communication skills.  

To work in this occupation, one needs a college degree in business or economics. Every state requires insurance agents to be licensed, and most states require prelicensing courses and licensing tests. Insurance agents' median annual salary is $48,200, $23.17 per hour.

You should look for a career that fully utilizes all your strengths and has requirements you are willing to fulfill. The earnings should suit your desires.  

Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Insurance Agent?

You got: Insurance Agent Probably Isn't a Good Career Choice

I got Insurance Agent Probably Isn't a Good Career Choice. Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Insurance Agent?
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You don't have many of the soft skills you need to be a successful insurance agent, according to your answers to the questions on this quiz. In addition, you may not be willing to fulfill the educational requirements nor do the earnings suit your desires.

Insurance agents must be self-starters, aggressive, assertive, be able to multitask and have good communication skills.  

To work in this occupation, one needs a college degree in business or economics. Every state requires insurance agents to be licensed, and most states require prelicensing courses and licensing tests. Insurance agents' median annual salary is $48,200, $23.17 per hour.

Look for a career that is a better match for your strengths and has requirements you are willing to fulfill. You must find the earnings acceptable as well.

Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Insurance Agent?

You got: You Might Make a Good Insurance Agent

I got You Might Make a Good Insurance Agent. Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Insurance Agent?
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This quiz asked questions intended to discover whether you have the soft skills insurance agents need and the willingness to fulfill this career's educational requirements. It also considered whether the median annual salary is acceptable. Your answers indicate this occupation is probably a good match, but not a perfect one. Figure out where the gaps are before you move forward.

Insurance agents must be self-starters, aggressive, assertive, be able to multitask and have good communication skills.  

To work in this occupation, one needs a college degree in business or economics. Every state requires insurance agents to be licensed, and most states require prelicensing courses and licensing tests. Insurance agents' median annual salary is $48,200, $23.17 per hour.

Before you invest your time and energy to prepare to enter this field, learn more about it. You can do this by reading job descriptions and conducting informational interviews.

Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Insurance Agent?

You got: You Were Born to Be an Insurance Agent

I got You Were Born to Be an Insurance Agent. Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Insurance Agent?
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Congratulations! This seems like a good career choice according to your answers. You have most, if not all, of the soft skills insurance agents need, you are willing to fulfill the educational requirements and you find the salary acceptable.

Insurance agents must be self-starters, aggressive, assertive, be able to multitask and have good communication skills.  

To work in this occupation, one needs a college degree in business or economics. Every state requires insurance agents to be licensed, and most states require prelicensing courses and licensing tests. Insurance agents' median annual salary is $48,200, $23.17 per hour.

While the results of this quiz indicate this career is a good match for you, it is imperative that you learn all you can about it before you make a final decision. Read job descriptions and conduct informational interviews.