Insurance Claims Assessor

Insurance Claims Assessor

Insurance Claim Assessors carry out clerical and other functions associated with insurance transactions.

Also known as Insurance Investigators and Loss Adjusters, Insurance Claim Assessor's conduct investigations into insurance claims to ensure their validity, inspect and assess the damage and loss to insured properties and businesses, estimate insurance costs, and inspect insured properties to evaluate conditions affecting underwriting standards. 

The average salary of an Insurance Claims Assessor is $86,345 per annum.

Salary range
Average salary $86,345
salary range
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
-16% by 2020
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as an Insurance Claims Assessor are:
NSW 36.9%
VIC 22.6%
QLD 15.7%

Key skills required

The top skills for an Insurance Claims Assessor are:
  • Aptitude for numbers and calculations
  • Sound judgement
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Aptitude for working with computers
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Get a start in the Insurance industry through these certificates and become a Insurance Claims Assessor.

Get your foot in the door

  • Certificate IV in General Insurance
  • Certificate IV in Life Insurance - Claims stream