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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.


Trainee actuaries usually earn

$45K-$100K per year

Qualified actuaries with five years' experience usually earn

$100K-$150K per year

Source: New Zealand Society of Actuaries, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an actuary are good due to growing demand for their services.
Actuary Farhaad Kachwalla checking a report

Actuaries analyse past financial events and predict financial risks and outcomes

Last updated 16 March 2018