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Review averages

  • 215 employees say

    Excellent (111)
    51.627906976744%
    Good (52)
    24.186046511628%
    Satisfactory (30)
    13.953488372093%
    Subpar (22)
    10.232558139535%
    3.76
  • 4 applicants say

    Excellent (1)
    25%
    Good (1)
    25%
    Satisfactory (1)
    25%
    Subpar (1)
    25%
    2.88

Company summary

State Farm is a mutual company – with policyholder members – not driven by the demands of investors. Currently ranked No. 35 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies, State Farm insures more cars and homes than any other insurer and is a leading insurer of watercraft in the United States. 

As the No. 1 insurer of cars and homes in the United States, customers look to State Farm to help them find the right insurance and financial services to meet their needs. Our talented employees and agents bring their diverse perspectives and ideas to work for the good of our customers. Our collective effort keeps this insurance and financial services leader at the top of its game. 

The driving force of the Company is comprised of more than 68,000 employees and 18,000 agents. For the past 95+ years, State Farm agents have built and maintained lasting customer relationships. Its tradition of innovation and customer commitment helps keep State Farm the industry leader. 

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Numbers

Employees

10,000+

Company info

Who we are

Company outlook

State Farm — Here for Customers and Community
Being a good neighbor is about more than just being there when things go completely wrong. It's also about being there for all of life's moments when things go perfectly right.

With a passion for serving customers and giving back in our communities, we've been doing well by doing good for almost 100 years. 

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Benefits

Our Total Reward benefits package includes:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Annual merit reviews
  • Annual bonus potential

You may also be eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, Vision, 401(k) Plan, Credit Union, a fully funded retirement pension plan, and more.


Location


  • One State Farm Plaza
    Bloomington, IL, 61710
    USA

For applicants

Videos

Following | Neighborhood of Good | State Farm® Commercial
State Farm® Careers: Why Become an Agent?
From the Ashes: State Farm® Good Neighbor Claim Service

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

Our commitment to customers makes us the No. 1 insurer of cars and homes in the United States.

This same commitment to our work force is how we got here and how we stay here. Our 90-year track record highlights State Farm as an employer of choice committed to providing career opportunities that last a lifetime.

From diverse backgrounds and talent, to meaningful work and comprehensive benefits, "Like a good neighbor..." isn't just a slogan. It's who we are and how we do business.

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How would we describe the company culture?

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We’re a passionate and driven community focused on creating solutions that help life go right for customers throughout their lives. As an employee, or a State Farm agent, you’ll receive the support, encouragement and wealth of opportunities to succeed. Because, when you’re part of our neighborhood, your next achievement is right around the corner. 



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Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion is a business strategy that better positions us to provide remarkable service to our customers; attract, engage and retain employees; and grow State Farm.

State Farm strives to be a company known for its commitment to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our business. This commitment is demonstrated within the workplace, where all associates are treated with respect and dignity; across the marketplace by how we interact with our diverse customers and suppliers; and in the community through philanthropy and community relationships.

All State Farm associates have a responsibility to exemplify inclusive behavior in every relationship with each other, in the community, and with the diverse customers and suppliers with whom we do business.

At State Farm, we embrace diversity and inclusion because it's simply the right thing to do.

Diversity and Inclusion Guide Our Workplace Culture
Our workplace is shaped by how State Farm associates interact with each other and with our customers. This creates the Good Neighbor culture by which we have defined our organization. We are people who make it our business to be like a good neighbor; who bring diverse talents and experiences to our work of serving the State Farm customer; who respect and value the unique dimension each associate adds to the organization. These are the words we live by as State Farm associates.

Our Diversity and Inclusion Vision is to be a workplace known for inclusiveness, opportunity, and personal development where everyone can thrive and do their best work.

Diversity is the collective strength of experiences, skills, talents, perspectives, and cultures that each agent and employee brings to State Farm. It's how we create a dynamic business environment to serve our customers.

Inclusion is about respecting and valuing the unique dimension each agent and employee adds to the organization. We recognize that employees are at their productive and creative best when they work in an environment in which they are valued, respected and included in shaping the products and services we offer.

Employee Resource Groups
We further leverage the talents of our employees through Employee Resources Groups (ERGs). An Employee Resource Group is a group of employees who have voluntarily formed around a demographic segment and have a company approved mission and purpose. ERGs serve as valuable resources for employee growth and development, recruitment, retention and business ideas and solutions that help us better serve our customers. Many ERGs also offer opportunities to get involved with and give back to local communities.

Any State Farm employee who supports the group's business purpose is welcome to join and does not need to be a member of the demographic segment the group is formed around in order to participate. We currently recognize Employee Resource Groups formed around these segments:

  • African American/Black
  • Asian 
  • Generations  
  • Hispanic/Latino/Latina
  • Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer & Questioning   
  • Men 
  • Military  
  • Parents/Families 
  • People with Disabilities 
  • Women
  • Young Business Professionals/Mid-to-late Career Professionals

What else should applicants know about us?

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State Farm Awards and Recognition

State Farm is consistently recognized as a top employer in the U.S., a leader in the community, and a green partner — and people are starting to take notice. State Farm awards for employer recognition, community work recognition, and environmental awards show why State Farm is a great place to work, a leader helping to build safer, stronger, and better educated communities, and a green partner working toward a greener future for all.


2016 CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation™

The CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation was given to State Farm in recognition of our commitment to taking action to reduce the cancer risk of employees and their families through screenings, early detection, and healthy lifestyle changes (2009-2016).

2016 Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Working Mother magazine recognizes State Farm as one of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women (2009-2016).

2016 Most Admired Company

State Farm has earned a place among FORTUNE magazine's World's Most Admired Companies within the Property and Casualty insurance industry since 2009 (2009-2016).

2016 Top 100 Most Military–Friendly Employer

State Farm has been a G.I. Jobs magazine award winner since 2005! This recognition places State Farm in the top two percent of more than 5,000 organizations (2005-2016).

2016 Top Companies for Executive Women

The National Association of Female Executives (NAFE) names State Farm among its Top Companies for Executive Women for the eighth year in a row (2008-2016).

2016 Best Companies for Diversity

The editors of Black Enterprise Magazine have recognized State Farm on their list of Best Companies for Diversity every year since 2007.

2016 LATINA Style's 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work

LATINA Style selected State Farm as one of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for the 19th consecutive year.

2016 LearningElite magazine's L&D leaders

State Farm has been named a 2016 LearningElite organization by Chief Learning Officer magazine, the foremost resource in the rapidly growing industry of workforce learning and development. State Farm was 18th on the list. LearningElite award "recognizes those organizations that employ exemplary workforce development strategies that deliver significant business results."

2016 Top 100 Employers

Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) recognizes State Farm for demonstrated commitment to people and an understanding that diversity has bottom-line, business-case value (2008-2011; 2013-2016). 

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Our employees excel in their roles because they believe in what we’re about, and show it by caring for our customers.


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As an independent contractor, you can position yourself for success with a Company that has blazed a trail in the industry since 1992.


Reviews for State Farm Insurance

Reviews - What employees say

3.76 Employees say
2.88 Applicants say
  • 23.May 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Either higher management with experience in effective communication or provide proper training for conflict resolution. Also consider they rate of pay other insurance companies are paying their employees. If morale is low chances are it's not employees it's the lack of action taken by management to make employees happy. PAY THEM! Happy employees make for happy customers not the other way around.

What I like about the company

Work life balance, very friendly people

  • 22.May 2017
  • Employee

Inclusive/Diverse

Overly diverse

  • 19.May 2017
  • Employee

Company culture

One of the most honest out there


Review averages

  • 215 employees say

    Excellent (111)
    51.627906976744%
    Good (52)
    24.186046511628%
    Satisfactory (30)
    13.953488372093%
    Subpar (22)
    10.232558139535%
    3.76
  • 4 applicants say

    Excellent (1)
    25%
    Good (1)
    25%
    Satisfactory (1)
    25%
    Subpar (1)
    25%
    2.88

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