An Actuarial Associate earns an average salary of $69,670 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Modeling and Data Analysis.

$51,811 - $101,092
MEDIAN: $69,670

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$53,783 - $104,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Job Description for Actuarial Associate

Actuarial associates assist senior actuaries in assessing the financial impact of speculation, uncertainty, and risk related to unexpected, uncontrollable events such as death, natural disasters, and other liabilities to a corporation or firm. Actuarial associates typically work full time in an office environment, but they may also be part of a consulting firm that works directly with multiple companies. Their duties include the aggregation of existing databases to determine the need for protection against various liabilities, the collection of new data to determine liability risk, and interaction with other departments to research the potential for liabilities.


Actuarial Associate Tasks

  • Advise policy holders, developing insurance plans, resolving issues, and managing oversight and policy value corrections.
  • Perform ad hoc research and statistical analysis to estimate rates and probabilities affecting policies.
  • Provide administrative, accounting, compliance, product development, valuation, and/or claims support for multiple departments.

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Experience Affects Actuarial Associate Salaries

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Skills That Affect Actuarial Associate Salaries

Financial Modeling
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Data Analysis
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National Average

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


43 %
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%