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What is the average salary for Actuaries in the United States?

Actuaries earn an average hourly wage of $52.93. Hourly wages typically start from $27.92 and go up to $86.87. Actuaries earn an average salary of $110,090 per year. Salaries typically start from $58,080 and go up to $180,680.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Actuaries in the United States earn:

$86.87 an hour $180,680 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Actuaries in the United States earn:

$65.44 an hour $136,110 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Actuaries in the United States earn:

$46.49 an hour $96,700 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Actuaries in the United States earn:

$34.80 an hour $72,390 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Actuaries in the United States earn:

$27.92 an hour $58,080 per year

Historical salary for Actuaries in the United States

Actuary salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Actuary Salary in Kansas $66.45 $138,210 # 1
Actuary Salary in New York $65.20 $135,620 # 2
Actuary Salary in Connecticut $55.71 $115,880 # 3
Actuary Salary in District of Columbia $54.50 $113,360 # 4
Actuary Salary in Vermont $53.65 $111,600 # 5
Actuary Salary in Louisiana $53.48 $111,230 # 6
Actuary Salary in California $53.37 $111,000 # 7
Actuary Salary in Pennsylvania $53.31 $110,880 # 8
Actuary Salary in North Dakota $53.06 $110,370 # 9
Actuary Salary in Texas $53.02 $110,290 # 10
Actuary Salary in Idaho $52.20 $108,570 # 11
Actuary Salary in Massachusetts $51.98 $108,130 # 12
Actuary Salary in Wisconsin $51.92 $107,990 # 13
Actuary Salary in New Jersey $51.60 $107,320 # 14
Actuary Salary in Arizona $49.74 $103,460 # 15
Actuary Salary in New Hampshire $49.49 $102,930 # 16
Actuary Salary in Missouri $48.98 $101,870 # 17
Actuary Salary in Illinois $47.82 $99,460 # 18
Actuary Salary in Ohio $47.75 $99,320 # 19
Actuary Salary in North Carolina $47.52 $98,840 # 20
Actuary Salary in Washington $47.38 $98,550 # 21
Actuary Salary in Michigan $47.07 $97,900 # 22
Actuary Salary in Minnesota $46.17 $96,040 # 23
Actuary Salary in Nebraska $45.56 $94,770 # 24
Actuary Salary in Iowa $45.44 $94,520 # 25
Actuary Salary in Florida $44.99 $93,580 # 26
Actuary Salary in Indiana $44.87 $93,320 # 27
Actuary Salary in New Mexico $43.29 $90,030 # 28
Actuary Salary in Oklahoma $43.28 $90,010 # 29
Actuary Salary in Alabama $43.18 $89,820 # 30
Actuary Salary in Rhode Island $40.40 $84,040 # 31
Actuary Salary in Oregon $40.17 $83,560 # 32
Actuary Salary in Georgia $40.16 $83,540 # 33
Actuary Salary in Utah $33.07 $68,790 # 34
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics