Actuary earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Actuary salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New York $131,510
Connecticut $115,130
Pennsylvania $117,252
Washington $124,610
District of Columbia $126,060
New Hampshire $116,790
Idaho $90,270
California $114,290
Colorado $114,660
Georgia $106,020
Illinois $108,196
North Carolina $110,510
Minnesota $101,190
Massachusetts $100,970
Kansas $101,120
New Jersey $101,280
Mississippi $109,140
Florida $100,450
Oregon $91,940
Iowa $98,180
Texas $93,670
Wisconsin $97,180
Maine $107,180
Nebraska $87,890
Rhode Island $92,730
Indiana $93,010
Ohio $94,000
Missouri $84,500
Maryland $92,820
Vermont $78,200
Michigan $80,350
Arkansas $81,110
Alabama $80,346
Nevada $91,040
Utah $52,830
Puerto Rico $53,490

How do actuary salaries compare to similar careers?

Actuaries earn about the same as related careers in Massachusetts. On average, they make less than investment fund managers but more than investment bankers.

Career Median Salary
Investment fund manager salary $120K
Financial advisor salary $82K
Business analyst salary $110K
Securities and commodities broker salary $73K
Stock trader salary $73K
Actuary salary $101K
Statistician salary $101K
Financial analyst salary $87K
Loan officer salary $70K
Investment banker salary $81K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)