Ohio insurance companies expect to have more job openings by the end of the decade than people ready to fill those openings. Current workers are getting older, ready to retire and insurance companies in Ohio continue to expand. That means hundreds of careers and thousands of jobs are waiting for talented, motivated people such as you.

The insurance industry is a mainstay of the Ohio economy. The state already ranks 7th in the nation for the number of insurance jobs ranging from actuaries and accountants, to claims examiners and sales representatives. And it’s a business known for promoting from within. Start now and you could be on your way to a promising career in just a short time.

Interested in a career in marketing? There’s an insurance career for you. Like to work with computers and big data management? We need your skills. You’d be surprised by the career skills that will transfer to the insurance industry.

The State of Ohio, representatives from Ohio colleges and universities, and industry executives are working together to address this pending talent gap. Already a number of college degree programs in insurance have been added and a number of programs are being readied to help you earn the certifications you may need for a promising insurance career.