Kansas City, MO (population: 454,520) has two insurance schools within its city limits. Pinnacle Career Institute, the highest ranked school in the city with an insurance program, has a total student population of 555. It is the 3708th highest ranked school in the USA and the 113th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Insurance students from Kansas City schools who go on to become insurance agents, insurance brokers, insurance consultants, insurance managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,960 people working as insurance appraisers, auto damage alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,180. Also, Insurance sales agents make on average $61,330 per year and there are about 325,710 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kansas City-KS area alone, there are 3,280 employed insurance sales agents earning an average salary of $61,300. Insurance appraisers, auto damage in this area earn $51,750/yr and there are ** employed.
Kansas City lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Kansas City are held by insurance appraisers, auto damage, and 3.324/1000 are held by insurance sales agents.
Of the 2 insurance schools in Kansas City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, High-Tech Institute-Kansas City comes out as the most expensive ($26,163/yr) for insurance students, with Pinnacle Career Institute as the lowest, reported at only $16,054/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kansas City|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||1.0 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||16.6 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||16.7 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||46.6 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.0 miles|