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Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty. As far work environment most actuaries work for insurance companies. Many large businesses, like Fortune 1000 companies, often have their own actuaries as well to help with their internal risk management and legal team. Although most work full time in an office setting, some actuaries who work as consultants may travel to meet with clients.

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Role by Definition

4 Year Degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or similar field. Additionally there are a series of exams one must pass before going from an accountant to Actuary

Common Learning Paths

Salaries - Entry to Senior Level

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