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Auto-Owners Insurance Reviews

Updated June 16, 2018
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Jeffrey S. Tagsold
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Pros
  • "Yearly bonus of profit sharing (15% of salary this year)" (in 32 reviews)

  • "Profit sharing, Christmas bonus, promotion from with in" (in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • "It's easy to stagnate if you don't catch the eye of upper management" (in 14 reviews)

  • "Salary is around 10% lower than the industry average" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "A positive experience with room to rise."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Claims Representative in Tallahassee, FL
    Current Employee - Branch Claims Representative in Tallahassee, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Auto-Owners Insurance full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, generous bonus and benefit structure, and freedom from micromanagement

    Cons

    High workload requires occasionally working over 40 hours. Also, work piles up when you are gone so long vacations are generally impossible.

    Advice to Management

    Do all you can to retain top talent - salaries should be negotiable.


  2. "Underwriter"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Auto-Owners Insurance full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stable, profitable, and growing company with great bonuses including up to a 10% Christmas bonus. The pay can be competitive over time as bonuses increase.

    Cons

    Company often required employees to move around the country to advance

  3. "Good starter job"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lansing, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lansing, MI

    I worked at Auto-Owners Insurance full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Large company but doesn't have the large corporate feel to it.

    Cons

    Growth is slow or non- existent if you don't have a degree.


  4. "Intern"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Positive environment, room for advancement

    Cons

    Pay is low compared to industry average


  5. "n/a"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Auto-Owners Insurance full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Typically offer a below average pay

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  6. "Good place to work depending on the position"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Auto-Owners Insurance full-time

    Pros

    Great hours, decent pay out of college, bonus after 1st year of employment, Pension upon retirement, good culture.

    Cons

    Work load is exhausting, you are never caught up and always behind. You have to be a quick learner as the training is hardly anything, very 'sink or swim'.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more claims associates to evenly distribute work load and reduce turnover/burnout in claims positions.


  7. "Great Place to Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Policy Rating Technician in Tallahassee, FL
    Current Employee - Policy Rating Technician in Tallahassee, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Auto-Owners Insurance full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work! Many opportunities for advancement. Fantastic Benefits Package.

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to report

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "Personal Lines Underwriter"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, good values, ability to move up within company

    Cons

    Slow to change culture, base salary is not competitive, high turnover, need to move in order to move up

    Advice to Management

    Increase base salaries


  9. "Data entry specialist"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Entry Specialist in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Data Entry Specialist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Auto-Owners Insurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    This is my first ever job at this company and a very fair structure that i have ever seen

    Cons

    There is no time to leave out from the company and my personal life is going to disturbed

    Advice to Management

    Only work hard and forget the return


  10. "Branch Claims Rep"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Claims Representative
    Current Employee - Branch Claims Representative
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Auto-Owners Insurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Benefits and lots of opportunities to move up in the company.

    Cons

    Pay is below industry standards. Work load can be heavy and feel more like a 50 hour week than a 37.5 hour one, and salaried employees dont get overtime.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your employees well enough to keep them and then some or someone else will


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