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Actuarial Analyst Salary

The average Actuarial Analyst in the United States earns approximately $60K per year. Overall cash earnings of Actuarial Analysts stretch from $50K near the bottom to $80K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $7K each from bonuses and profit sharing. While career length and the particular employer impact pay for this group, geographic location is the most influential factor. Most Actuarial Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Actuarial Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$48,685 - $75,769
(Median)
$49K
$60K
$76K
MEDIAN: $60,421
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50%
90%

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$15.73 - $30.52
(Median)
$16
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$48,685 - $75,769  
   
Bonus
$1,004 - $7,057  
Profit Sharing
$976 - $7,071  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,594 - $79,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 670
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.73 - $30.52  
   
Overtime
$29.09 - $51.83  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,004 - $7,057  
   
Profit Sharing
$976 - $7,071  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,594 - $79,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Actuarial Analyst

An actuary analyst uses data to measure risk for a company or organization, such as insurance company or a financial services business. Common functions performed by an actuary analyst include coordinating, preparing, and performing actuarial analyses, which are required by companies when developing new products, projecting future results, repricing existing products, and/or determine financial strength. An actuary analyst is usually expected to work under minimal supervision and must be able to perform moderately complex work assignments and problem resolution.

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Actuarial Analyst Tasks

  • Report and interpret results of data analysis.
  • Review accuracy of data and calculations.
  • Analyze risk evaluation data, using appropriate models and statistical methods, and creating relevant charts and graphs.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Actuarial Analyst


Those at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $74K.

Mercer LLC doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $63K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $76K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Popular Skills for Actuarial Analyst


Actuarial Analysts report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in SAS, VBA, Microsoft Access, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Statistical Analysis. Those familiar with Data Analysis also tend to know SAS.

Pay Difference by Location


Actuarial Analysts will find that Hartford offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 14 percent. Actuarial Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+12 percent), Boston (+11 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), and New York (+7 percent). Actuarial Analysts may wish to avoid the below-average compensation found in the Midwest — Cleveland, Omaha, and Cincinnati are known as the cities with the worst salaries for Actuarial Analysts. Employers in Omaha and Cincinnati also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Actuarial Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%


National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Actuarial Analyst Salaries

SAS
up arrow 3%

VBA
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$62,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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