Senior Actuary Salary

The average pay for a Senior Actuary is $130,067 per year. A skill in Statistical Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$80,026 - $186,151
MEDIAN: $130,066

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$80,026 - $186,151  
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$81,791 - $220,306  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Job Description for Senior Actuary

  • Create forecasts and estimates, summarizing them in analyses and reports.
  • Collect, summarize, validate, analyze, interpret, and qualify data.
  • Evaluate, update, document, and interpret actuarial models.
  • Design metrics and automated systems to track current status, trends, and goals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Actuary

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Experience Affects Senior Actuary Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Actuary Salaries

Statistical Analysis
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Financial Analysis
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


26 %
74 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 6%