Financial Sales Professional Opportunities

Spreading financial wellbeing is our greatest purpose.

Retirement savings, life insurance and financial planning are common worries. Our passionate, diverse team of advisors and sales leaders is the core of our business, bringing The Principal’s industry-leading solutions and expertise directly to the people who need them. That’s why we make sure to give our financial sales professionals an edge:

  • We hire the most qualified professionals—and ensure direct access to and personal attention from your local agency and the home office.
  • We believe that our team is strongest when we employ professionals from all walks of life—so that clients of all walks of life feel supported and valued too.
  • We provide the resources to capitalize on market opportunities, from training programs to practice-management support.
  • We offer market-competitive benefits as part of a total compensation package that makes working with The Principal more than a commission-only career.

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We’re committed to growing our future.

Wherever you are in your sales professional career, The Principal can help you find the right place on our team—and make a difference in millions of lives, every day.

Experienced Financial Sales Professionals

Meet more needs for more clients.

Entrepreneurs Ready to Learn

Earn valuable experience in financial services.

Sales Leadership

Activate your passion for leadership.


Is this the opportunity you've been looking for?

Fill out our Financial Representative Talent Network form to contact our office about a career as a Financial Representative.

The Principal Financial Group LinkedIn Sales Talent Network

Our thriving Sales Talent Network on LinkedIn connects you with everyone from high-level sales leaders at The Principal to other financial sales professionals at your level, all from a wide array of backgrounds. Our talent network also helps you keep an eye on company news, networking events and financial sales professional career opportunities.

Contact The Principal Human Resources

515-247-MYHR (6947) or 866-524-MYHR (6947)

“During my over 20 years with the company, I've had the opportunity to wear several sales and service hats. What I like best about my position is coaching others to success. That’s what it's all about: helping people become their best.”

Brian, Sales, Des Moines, IA

The Principal is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and an E-Verify participant. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. View employment policies at The Principal

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*Scholarship funds must be used towards educational expenses for the following academic year.