Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Senior Actuary make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$176,962 / yrTotal Pay
$128,429 / yrBase Pay
$48,533 / yrAdditional Pay

$176,962

 / yr
$119K$270K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Senior Actuary is $176,962 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $128,429 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $48,533 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Top Paying Companies

For a Senior Actuary in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Senior Actuary in United States. Employers include Swiss Re, Liberty Mutual Insurance and MetLife.

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Swiss Re
Swiss Re
$186,078/yr
398 open jobs
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 / yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Senior Actuary in United States

The top paying industry for a Senior Actuary in United States is Insurance with a median total pay of $185,091.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • InsuranceInsurance$185,091

    0% Lower than other industries

Insurance

Top paying companies in Insurance for Senior Actuary are Swiss Re, Liberty Mutual Insurance, and MetLife.

Swiss ReSwiss Re$186,078/yr
MetLifeMetLife$185,091/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Finance & Accounting?

Jobs in finance and accounting are expected to see continued demand, with employment growth linked to the health of the broader economy. These jobs will continue to offer above average pay but usually require higher education or certification to enter the field. While automation will replace many common tasks, it is not expected to reduce the need for these employees; it will instead allow them to focus on core soft skills like advising clients and analyzing trends.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Senior Actuarial Consultant

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$134,800

/yr

$117K | $18K

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Senior Actuarial Consultant

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$133,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Senior Associate Actuary

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$117,700

/yr

$107K | $11K

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Actuarial Sr Consultant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$151,875

/yr

$135K | $17K

Submitted4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago
Senior Associate Actuary

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$149,500

/yr

$130K | $20K

Submitted5 days ago

10-14 years
5 days ago
Senior Actuary

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$200,000

/yr

$160K | $40K

Submitted6 days ago

1-3 years
6 days ago
Senior Actuary

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$120,000

/yr

$100K | $20K

Submitted9 days ago

1-3 years
9 days ago
Senior Actuarial Consultant

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$170,000

/yr

$150K | $20K

Submitted11 days ago

7-9 years
11 days ago
Senior Actuarial Consultant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$110,000

/yr

Submitted13 days ago

1-3 years
13 days ago

Senior Actuary pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Senior Actuary is $128,429 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Actuary salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 83 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Actuary employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Actuary in United States is $181,206 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Actuary in United States is $91,023 per year.

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