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This is an exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing. And we want you to grow with us.


All are welcome.

People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes that power even greater. We are committed to providing a diverse, inclusive environment where all of us can realize our individual potential.


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Our financial representatives receive comprehensive learning and development, and ongoing support to build thriving careers as independent business people. Hard work is rewarded with opportunities for growth and exceptional income potential.

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“I found Northwestern Mutual to be a great opportunity, to get my career off to a faster start.”

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Why Northwestern Mutual?

Our focus on doing right by our clients, as well as our employees, field force, and community, has earned us premiere national recognition including:

  • One of the "World's Most Admired" life insurance companies (FORTUNE®, 2018)
  • Ranks 97 on the FORTUNE® 100 list
  • The highest financial strength ratings of any life insurer from all four major rating agencies1
    • AAA Fitch Ratings
    • A++ A.M. Best Company
    • Aaa Moody's Investors Service
    • AA+ S&P Global Ratings

Our Commitment to Diversity

We're building an inspiring, inclusive culture where everyone can bring their best self to the workplace and realize their individual potential. We are driving to a time when leaders embrace diversity as a business advantage and individuals feel highly valued and actively engaged. Our inclusive approach to delivering financial security helps create a distinctive experience for our clients. These are just a few of the accolades we've received as an employer:

  • America's Best Employers for Diversity (Forbes, 2018, ranked #71 of 250 companies)
  • 50 Best Companies for Diversity (Black Enterprise Magazine, 2018)
  • Top Companies for Women Technologists
    (AnitaB.org, 2017)
  • Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality (Perfect Score, Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index, 2015 - 2018)
  • Patriot Award (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, 2017)

Northwestern Mutual is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer who welcomes and encourages diversity in the workforce. We are committed to creating and maintaining an environment in which each employee can contribute creative ideas, seek challenges, assume leadership and continue to focus on meeting and exceeding business and personal objectives.

The company prohibits discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, citizenship status or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

1Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company, as of the most recent review and report by each rating agency. Northwestern Mutual's ratings: A.M. Best Company A++ (highest), April 2018; Fitch Ratings AAA (highest), July 2017; Moody's Investors Service Aaa (highest), January 2018; S&P Global Ratings AA+ (second highest), June 2017. Ratings are subject to change.