The average salary for an Insurance Claims Handler in United Kingdom is £20,500.
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Job Description for Insurance Claims Handler
Insurance claims handlers are familiar to anyone who has suffered an insured loss of property. They are the individuals who investigate the validity of clients' insurance claims and help determine the compensation paid by the insurer. They look into the claim itself, and then work alongside the insurance agent and underwriters to determine the amount of covered damage and the proper amount to be paid to the policy holder. Although the customer may be the first contact to a claims handler in sma…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Claims Handler
The top respondents for the job title Insurance Claims Handler are from the companies Direct Line Insurance Group plc, Davies Group and Allianz. Reported salaries are highest at Allianz where the average pay is £24,500. Davies Group pays the lowest at around £18,000.
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Popular Skills for Insurance Claims Handler
Skills in Negotiation, Insurance and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Claim Handling and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Claims Handler
An entry-level Insurance Claims Handler with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £16,764 based on 18 salaries. An early career Insurance Claims Handler with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,642 based on 78 salaries. A mid-career Insurance Claims Handler with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,376 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Insurance Claims Handler with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,065 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £26,491.
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Employees with Insurance Claims Handler in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 30.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Manchester, England: Manchester (11.8% more) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (11.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Leeds, England: West Yorkshire (4.1% less), Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (3.5% less) and Birmingham, England: West Midlands (0.5% less).
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