How much do claims technicians in Newcastle get paid?

Claims technicians in Newcastle earn

£10.34-14.97 per hour

Based on 26 employee reviews

Claims technician salaries can range between £10.34-14.97 per hour in the Newcastle area. This data is based on quiz results from 26 employees who live in and around Newcastle.

What do top employers pay claims technicians?

Who are the worst claims technician employers?

  1. Likewize
    5.9
  2. Davies Group
    6.0
  3. Carpenters Group
    6.1

How are people paid?

19%
by the hour
81%
an annual salary

Based on 26 employees

What do claims technicians do?

Insurance claims handlers have the job of working with customers who make insurance claims.

They can work in a contact centre or an office.

Other names for Insurance claims handlers are:

  • Claims handlers
  • Claims advisors
  • Claims agents

This type of job might involve:

  • Talking to customers on the phone
  • Taking down details relevant to the claim
  • Issuing forms and paperwork
  • Getting documents to support the claim (e.g. receipts)
  • Checking the claim against the insurance policy taken out
  • Paying out small claims
  • Giving advice to customers (e.g. explaining policy premiums)

As this job can be done from behind a desk, you’ll be sat down quite a bit.

If you want to apply for an insurance claims handler job, you might need the following:

  • Some GCSEs, a Level 2 or 3 certificate, or a relevant apprenticeship
  • Previous experience in customer service
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good maths skills (you might be asked to complete a maths test during the interview)
  • The right to work in the UK
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