Salaries in the insurance industry can range from $20/hr. to more than $500,000 per year. Salaries in the insurance industry can range from $20/hr. to more than $500,000 per year. (Photo: BullRun/Adobe Stock)

One of the most diverse and unrecognized industries offering the greatest range of career opportunities today is the insurance industry. From agents, actuaries and claims adjusters to customer service representatives underwriters, risk managers, subrogation specialists and more, insurance combines the ability to make a positive impact during a difficult time with the opportunity to restore and rebuild after a significant loss.

ALM and Florida-based Miami Dade College have joined forces to create a new, three-week, online course designed to educate students and those considering a career change on the opportunities they can find in the insurance industry.

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Patricia L. Harman

Patricia L. Harman is the editor-in-chief of Claims magazine, a contributing editor to, and chairs the annual America's Claims Event (ACE), which focuses on providing claims professionals with cutting-edge education and networking opportunities. She covers auto, property & casualty, workers' compensation, fraud, risk and cybersecurity, and is a frequent speaker at insurance industry events. Contact her at [email protected]