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Occupation Description

Actuaries study statistics related to issues such as mortality, accident, sickness, retirement rates and related data points to forecast risk and liability issues for payment of future benefits. They often decide insurance rates and cash reserves required to ensure future benefits can be paid.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

21340

Job Openings By 2020

18900

Growth Rate

26.7%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors Degree in Statistics
Bachelors Degree in Actuarial Science

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth