Ohio is a leading insurance location. With 256 insurance companies located in the state, Ohio ranks 7th in the country in insurance industry employment according to the Insurance Information Institute and the U.S. Department of Commerce. The industry is one of the state's major employers, with more than 100,000 employees at an average salary greater than $50,000 and wages totaling more than $5.9 billion. According to the Ohio Department of Insurance, Ohio has 86,350 licensed resident insurance agents and an additional 164,408 non-resident agents.
As we look to our future, the Office of Insurance and Financial Services is working to grow the insurance industry even further and expand job opportunities in insurance. These future employment opportunities promise to have a stable, long-term economic impact for our great state, providing good-paying, environmentally friendly service jobs that are unlikely to be easily exported or replaced. In short, a career in the Insurance Industry is a path to opportunity, fulfilling dreams and prosperity for Ohioans.
OhioMeansInsuranceJobs.com is a window for job seekers and employers. Job seekers can search for job opportunities, while employers can look for Ohio-based talent, post job opportunities, and integrate employment and internship events into a single, cost free point of contact. This new Web site builds upon our OhioMeansJobs.com Web site, which is the state's most comprehensive listing of job opportunities available in a variety of industries across Ohio, including insurance.
OhioMeansJobs.com combines job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations, and company Web sites. This gives jobs seekers FREE access to nearly 100,000 employment opportunities in Ohio, allowing them to search by job title, keyword, pay range, and location. Employers can also browse through thousands of resumes, giving them direct access to the talent available in Ohio - making Ohio the first state in the nation to offer free access to a publicly funded online recruitment system.