The Power of Women in Insurance
Did you know women have comprised over 60 percent of the insurance industry workforce in each year for the last decade? According to an annual survey of business establishments in private industry conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), women have maintained supremacy and their industry strength continues to grow. In 2020, there were over 2 million women employed in the insurance sector, accounting for over 65 percent of the approximately 3 million workers in the insurance industry.
The percentage of women varies widely by occupation, but what is apparent is that Claims and Policy processing clerks leads the way with over 80 percent being female. Claims Adjusters is not too far behind with over 62 percent and Insurance Underwriting and Sales agents maintaining the majority at over 50 percent respectively.
What does this mean? Insurance has undoubtedly become one of the most diversified workforces in the nation. Many woman-led companies will continue to emerge as industry leaders and evolve the way insurance is viewed in the workforce. At Insure National, we promote a high degree of diversity in the workforce, and there’s no doubt that Women are playing a key role in growth across the country.
Looking to evolve your career in insurance? Insure National is a proudly a woman-owned business that can help you start or grow your profession in the field. Submit your resume today, and one of our associates will contact you and discuss a plan and potential opportunities.