Millennials - reasons for disinterest in working in insurance in the U.S, 2012

The statistic shows the results of survey of U.S. millennials that asked for reasons behind disinterest in work in the insurance industry in 2012. 3 percent of the millennials surveyed stated that they believed their disinterest in seeking employment in the insurance industry stemmed from the fact that they were overqualified.

Which of the following, if any, explain why you are not interested in the idea of working in the insurance industry?

Share of respondents
I don't want to be selling insurance54%
The insurance industry sounds boring44%
The industry seems too focused on money instead of people32%
My current of future education plans would not apply to the insurance industry30%
I do not think I am qualified21%
I would rather work in an industry that focuses on helping people and society21%
I don't think it is a good place to find a well-paying job14%
I would rather work in an industry that is more high tech10%
I am overqualified3%
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Release date

February 2012


United States

Survey time period

Februrary 2012

Number of respondents

n = 634

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

The question posed 'When considering a job that you would want, what are the 3 most important attributes which you considers? (Please select up to 3 responses).

Millennial generation = 643
Students = 224; Note that students are a sub-set of millennials.

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