Why Become an Actuary
The variety of work
You can work in specialist areas of insurance, pensions, benefits, healthcare, investments and banking, or for any large
organisation where risk management plays an important role, or for a consultancy advising on all sorts of different projects.
Actuaries are most recently being more engaged in environmental modelling of natural catastrophic events including
including flood, earthquake, hericanes etc.
All throughout the world, salaries and benefits package for actuaries are lucrative right from entry-level
practice. It has been consistently rated the as one of the highest paid professions over the years.
Because of the rigouressness of the training, Actuaries are problem solvers, using their interpretation of statistical
data and knowledge of social and economic systems.
Because of the relevance of the actuarial skill, once qualified, an actuary can work anywhere in the world with
Actuaries all over the world function in high-level strategic positions in large companies and government and can
have a positive impact on legislation, businesses and individuals.