Insurance account manager | Average UK Salary & Outlook

Insurance account managers develop business accounts and increase sales of their company's insurance products.

  • Examine claims forms and other records to determine insurance coverage.  
  • Analyze information gathered by investigation and report findings and recommendations.  
  • Review police reports, medical treatment records, medical bills, or physical property damage to determine the extent of liability.  
  • Investigate and assess damage to property and create or review
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Insurance account managers typically work around 37 to 39 hours per week.

As a Insurance account manager you will typically work evenings.

This occupation tends to be:

  • Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
  • Enterprising — Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out
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    * from ONETonline
    Average salary
    42,248 GBP *
    per year
    18,000 GBP
    100,000 GBP
    5+ Experience
    * data taken from the Office of National Statistics (
    Average salary for Insurance account manager

    Big gender gap
    • 46,957 GBP
    • 36,830 GBP
    Average salary for part-time Insurance account manager
    Average salary for full-time Insurance account manager

    • 19,743 GBP
    • 19,486 GBP
    • 42,248 GBP
    • 36,830 GBP
    • 46,957 GBP
    Salary over time for Insurance account manager

    Salary for this role has increased over time
    • 46,342 GBP
    • 43,195 GBP
    • 41,467 GBP
    • 42,504 GBP
    • 45,411 GBP
    • 43,581 GBP
    • 42,248 GBP
    • 45,179 GBP
    • 51,220 GBP

    Future outlook for Insurance account managers

    Poor outlook
    581 000+ jobs available
    Balanced outlook
    1% yearly wage growth (on average)

    Insurance account manager - Your future job?

    Which qualifications do I need?

    Find out what you need to know in order to become a Insurance account manager and the highest average level of education for people in this role.

    In terms of people already doing this job:

    • 67% of people in this role have a Bachelor's degree
    • 14% of people in this role have GCSEs or equivalent
    • 11% of people in this role have a Diploma of Higher Education or equivalent

    You'll need:

    •  the ability to work well with others  
    •  patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations  
    •  to be thorough and pay attention to detail  
    •  sensitivity and understanding  
    •  customer service skills  
    •  to be flexible and open to change  
    •  administration skills  
    •  excellent verbal communication skills  
    • to be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device

    Get the right qualification to begin your journey to becoming a Insurance account manager


    What soft skills do I need?

    Rise above the competition by brushing up on the 5 most important soft skills you need to become a Insurance account manager.
    Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
    Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
    Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
    Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively
    Negotiation Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences

    What technical skills do I need?

    Technical skills are programmes, softwares and things you need to know in order to be a successful Insurance account manager. Check that you know:
    Analytical or scientific software Injury Sciences EDR InSight; Insurance claims fraud detection software; Magnify Predictive Targeting System
    Computer aided design CAD software
    Document management software Automatic Data Processing Claims Manager & Dispatch; BCCORP Burkitt W5; Hyland OnBase Enterprise Content Management; InSystems Calligo Document Management System
    Expert system software Axonwave Fraud and Abuse Management System; ISO ClaimSearch; LexisNexis RiskWise; StrataCare StrataWare eReview
    Financial analysis software Automatic Data Processing Estimating; CSC Colossus; Property damage, bodily injury, and liability estimation software; Simsol for Adjusters
    Improve your skills today


    Things to highlight for your Insurance account manager interview

    Integrity Job requires being honest and ethical. Dependability Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. Self Control Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. Attention to Detail Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. Stress Tolerance Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.

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