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On average, employees at Colonial Life give their company a 4.1 rating out of 5.0 - which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Colonial Life employees are Benefits Counselors submitting an average rating of 4.3 and Agents with a rating of 0.0.

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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 21 Colonial Life Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.2
Growth Opportunities
3.8
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
3.5
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
4.5
Work Setting
4.2
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Benefits Counselor
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.7 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 4.8 / 5
Colonial Life Employee

"Great training, environment, and team. Also great benefits."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.1
Colonial Life (34)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is Milliman (9)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Ascensus (7)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (9,306)
Account Executive
Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Sales Representative

"1099, full commission is hard."

What do you like about working at Colonial Life?

"Top customer service provider in US of voluntary employee benefits"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be very good at prospecting and phone workand have a lot of persistence"

What don't you like about working at Colonial Life?

"Full commission; many companies cutting back on offering even voluntary benefits"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Make part of compensation a base salary and offer a 10 week salary to start"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
District Sales Manager
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4.7 / 5 Work Setting 4.4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.4 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 4.5 / 5
Executive Administrator
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 3.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Benefits Counselor

"Great products but compensation too unrealistic to attain."

What do you like about working at Colonial Life?

"The great products and services we offer to employees and their families."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you are reliant on yourself as the sole means for income, beware. Building your book of business takes time and you are responsible for all aspects of the sale, before, during, and after as a 1099 employee."

What don't you like about working at Colonial Life?

"1099 status. I cannot support myself with its pay structure. Time is not on your side. The clock is ticking as you train yourself and try to make a sale."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Please offer realistic compensations based on time and efforts of agent's work ethic. Currently, thegreatest compensation structure is slanted towards those doing the least amount of work."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
District Manager

"I've worked for Colonial Life Insurance for 1 1/2 years. My leadership team is top notch. Whenever I have a question they will find me the correct answer. Great work life balance. I love the flexibility to work from home, make my own hours, make more money all while being part of a great team."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Customer Service Specialist
Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4.6 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Colonial Life Employee

"Colonial Life is a great company to work for and will provide you with an excellent work/life balance."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
General Agent

"Allowed me unlimited earning potential"

What do you like about working at Colonial Life?

"I enjoy the flexibilty and ability to earn unlimited income."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ask about the training program and for clarification on the compensation plan."

What don't you like about working at Colonial Life?

"Colonial Life lacks proper training at the state level. New agents are not supported."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Improve training for management and especially new agents to gain bench strenght and a foothold in the market."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
District Development Manager
Person You Work For 4.1 / 5 People You Work With 4.1 / 5 Work Setting 4.5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Colonial Life Employee

"I worked for Colonial since 2012 and it is a good company to work for. I would recommend it to new agents and old agents."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Colonial Life Employee

"I have enjoyed working here for several years. My territory team is fantastic."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Benefits Counselor

What do you like about working at Colonial Life?

"Enjoy working with people and the sense of accomplishment when identifying a solution."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Take your time and make sure to gather all needed information on initial client visit."

What don't you like about working at Colonial Life?

"Difficult to follow up and procure missing information from client after the enrollment has ended."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more of an onsite presence while individual enrollments are taking place."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Colonial Life Reviews FAQs

Is Colonial Life a good company to work for?

Colonial Life has an overall rating of 4.1 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 21 Colonial Life Review Ratings left anonymously by Colonial Life employees, which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 95% of employees would recommend working at Colonial Life.

Does Colonial Life pay their employees well?

Colonial Life employees earn $50,000 annually on average, or $24 per hour, which is 24% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 10 Colonial Life employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Colonial Life Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Colonial Life?

95% of employees would recommend working at Colonial Life with the overall rating of 4.1 out of 5. Employees also rated Colonial Life 4.2 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.5 for Rewards You Receive, 3.8 for Growth Opportunities and 3.8 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Colonial Life?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Colonial Life is a Senior Software Consultant at $152,000 annually. Browse Colonial Life Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Colonial Life?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Colonial Life is a Receptionist at $19,000 annually. Browse Colonial Life Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Colonial Life?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Colonial Life to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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