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Entry-Level Actuary Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Actuarys is around $62K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $12K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Actuarys can bottom out near $47K or peak near $102K depending on individual performance. Most Entry-Level Actuarys survey respondents are men (74 percent). Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Actuarys, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$47,581 - $95,924
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MEDIAN: $62,103
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$13.39 - $40.00
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,581 - $95,924  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,559  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,241  
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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$47,113 - $101,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 769
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.39 - $40.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.82  
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
$0.00 - $11,559  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,241  
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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$47,113 - $101,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Actuarys, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 27 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Actuarys can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+17 percent), Philadelphia (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), and Boston (+8 percent). In Columbus, salaries are 12 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Stamford (10 percent lower) and Atlanta (7 percent lower).

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Actuary Salaries

Pricing
up arrow 17%

Financial Modeling
up arrow 15%

Financial Analysis
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SAS
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Microsoft Access
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National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 10%