FIND A CAREER IN INSURANCE
How to become an insurance underwriter
Whilst there are no specific qualifications that get you a job in underwriting, though a degree in business, maths or economics is helpful. Read More...
Salaries in the Insurance Industry
The insurance industry provides high quality jobs across the country. Of the 309,000 workers in the UK insurance sector, 86% work full-time – significantly higher than the UK average of 67%. Read More...
Jobs in the Insurance Industry
Employment in the insurance sector has seen steady growth in recent years. And the industry has grown a healthy reputation for its productivity and contribution to the UK economy. Read More...
Insurance jobs don’t always require a degree, but it can help. A degree in business, maths or economics opens doors to a graduate training scheme or an internship. Or you could get into this job through an apprenticeship. Salaries vary depending on experience and seniority. As of November 2018, they ranged from £15,000 to £100,000 average per year.
The best jobs in insurance are often highly competitive and require a good amount of experience. However, the size of the industry means there’s good scope for progression through all routes, including underwriter jobs and claims handler jobs. Senior roles in insurance often mean managing large teams, and sometimes global responsibilities.
There is a huge variety of work available in the insurance industry. It’s about finding the one that’s perfect for you. All our employers are committed to equality and diversity in the workplace.
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