compares professions: Mobile disco owners face the music with average quotes of £6,800

Published: Mon Nov 07 2011 has revealed that, despite many not realising it, their profession may have an effect on the car insurance quote they are offered.

Airline captains could be quoted as little as £320 per year to insure their cars compared with a mobile disco owner whose average cost per year is a whopping £6,800 and apprentice footballers who are tackling quotes above £6,200. has compiled a list of the top ten professions which generate the highest average quotations and also the lowest, based on a year's worth of quotations. Professions generating the highest average quotations included professional footballers (£6,263.61), nightclub owners (£3841.29), students (£3,006.18) and mobile disco owners (£6,809.57). Professions with the lowest average premiums included airline pilots (£320.81), toy makers (£337.87) and china restorers (£336.44) on average receive the best car insurance quotations. is reminding drivers that if they change their job significantly then they will need to let their insurer know, and it may save money if the individual's new role is statistically less risky.

Gareth Kloet, Head of car insurance at said: "The cost of insurance is calculated on different factors such as the type of car you drive, the area you live and your own driving history as well as statistics for others of a similar demographic to yourself. This does not mean that every airline captainwill be landing a cheap deal -each individual will be quoted on their own data- but your profession can significantly affect your insurance cost so if you change jobs it’s worth letting your insurer know. Contributing factors will include the type of car you choose to drive, the average age of people with that profession and of course your claims history as a driver.

"Regardless of your profession, it's always advisable to use a trusted comparison site such as to get yourself the most competitive quote you can."

For a more detailed breakdown of the most expensive professions for car insurance, visit

About was the UK's first price comparison site for car insurance. is one of the biggest and most popular price comparison services. Launched in 2002, it generates over one million quotes per month. It has expanded its range of comparison products over the last couple of years to include home insurance, travel insurance, pet insurance, van insurance, motorbike insurance, breakdown cover and energy, as well as financial services products including credit cards, loans, mortgages and life insurance. is not a supplier, insurance company or broker. It provides a free, objective and unbiased comparison service. By using cutting-edge technology, it has developed a series of intelligent web-based solutions that evaluate a number of risk factors to help customers with their decision-making, subsequently finding them great deals on a wide-range of insurance products, financial services, utilities and more.'s service is based on the most up-to-date information provided by UK suppliers and industry regulators. is owned by the Admiral Group plc. Admiral listed on the London Stock Exchange in September 2004. is regulated by the FSA.

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