Entry-Level Actuary Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Actuary earns an average salary of $61,669 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Pricing, Financial Modeling, and SAS.
Entry-Level Actuary Total Pay (?
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$46,367 - $95,075
(Median)
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62K
77K
95K
MEDIAN: $61,668
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Entry-Level Actuary Total Pay (?
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$12.11 - $38.54
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,367 - $95,075  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,381  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $10,809  
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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$45,687 - $101,387  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 873
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.11 - $38.54  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $61.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,381  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $10,809  
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).
)
$45,687 - $101,387  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 873
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 27%
Philadelphia
up arrow 19%
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Los Angeles
up arrow 17%
Dallas
up arrow 9%
Chicago
up arrow 7%
Boston
up arrow 7%
Minneapolis
up arrow 3%
National Average
$64,000
Charlotte
up arrow 2%
Indianapolis
up arrow 3%
Washington
up arrow 4%
Columbus
up arrow 11%
Atlanta
up arrow 12%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Actuary Salaries

Pricing
up arrow 17%
Financial Modeling
up arrow 12%
SAS
up arrow 11%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
National Average
$64,000

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Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%
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