Insurance Claims Handler

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Insurance claims handlers, also called claims technicians, deal with claims made on insurance policies. Claims can be in connection with a wide range of matters, such as motor vehicle theft or accident, storm damage, illness or house theft.

The Work

You could be:


The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The starting salary is likely to be between £18,000 and £20,000 a year. More experienced claims handlers can earn between £20,000 and £30,000 a year. Claims managers can make between £40,000 to £60,000 per year or more.

There may also be benefits such as performance-related bonuses, cheap mortgage and insurance and a pension scheme.


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Getting In

You would work for an insurance company or an insurance broker. Firms vary widely in size, but tend to be located in major towns and cities, with call centres based throughout the country.

What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be:


Getting On


Courtesy of BUPFarmers Insurance


The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

London Institute of Banking and Finance
Tel: 01227 818609
Twitter: @StudyLIBF

Society of Claims Professionals (part of the CII)
Tel: 020 8989 8464
Twitter: @ClaimsSociety

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