Actuarial Assistant Salary

The average pay for an Actuarial Assistant is $60,844 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$49,748 - $78,461
MEDIAN: $60,844

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$49,748 - $78,461  
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$49,358 - $80,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 166
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Job Description for Actuarial Assistant

Actuarial assistants perform analysis of quantitative statistical data, specifically dealing with financial risk. Tasks may include analyzing rating models, implementing or evaluating pricing systems, extracting financial data, calculating and managing risk, conducting valuation, and working with underwriting systems. They develop results that help minimize risk and maximize expected profits for their employers. Depending on their employer, actuarial assistants may work on a variety of projects or specialize in one topic. For example, a large life insurance company might employ actuarial assistants who deal entirely with mortality risk. Additionally, they often analyze data for other professional departments within the same company but could also work with major clients or suppliers.


Actuarial Assistant Tasks

  • Clean, organize, standardize, and document data sets.
  • Document and present on project status and recommendations.
  • Calculate statistical and probability forecasts and models from data.

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Experience Affects Actuarial Assistant Salaries

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Skills That Affect Actuarial Assistant Salaries

Data Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


35 %
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 8%