THE jobs that attract the highest insurance premiums have been revealed as part of a study.
It also found that in most cases electric car 保险 is much higher than that of petrol and diesel models.
The study is conducted by car and van leasing firm Vanarama every year.
It uses a consistent average driver criterion to analyse insurance quotes, with the only changing variable being the job description.
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It found that chefs, social workers, and tradespeople will pay the most for car insurance in 2023.
Chefs will get the worst deal, with their car insurance costing an average of £474.08 in 2023.
然而, customer-service-facing roles are hit as a whole, as bar staff and sales assistants are both second (along with social workers and traders) – with the average insurance premium costing £474.14 for the year.
In third place are firefighters and trainers, who should expect to pay an average of £473.33.
For trainers, this is £20 cheaper than last year however, it’s considerably more expensive than what firefighters paid last year – £44.67.
With an expected annual insurance premium of £459.65, nurses and journalists will have the fourth-highest car insurance premium in 2023.
For journalists, this is £22 more expensive than last year but £47 cheaper for nurses.
On average, Vanarama’s study found that EV drivers will pay £74 more per year for car insurance than if they were driving the average petrol or diesel, a VW Golf.
然而, with fuel prices yet to come down from their near-£2-per-litre rate, the savings on driving an electric car could narrow the deficit.