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Actuary

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Actuaries predict and assess the financial risks and impacts of future events. They work in areas such as insurance, superannuation and investment.

Pay

Trainee actuaries usually earn

$35K-$90K per year

Qualified actuaries with over five years' experience usually earn

$90K-$120K per year

Source: New Zealand Society of Actuaries.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work as an actuary are poor due to the small size of the occupation.
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Actuaries forecast the effect of future financial events

Last updated 30 May 2017