Chief Actuary Salary in the United States

How much does a Chief Actuary make in the United States? The average Chief Actuary salary in the United States is $208,338 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $171,244 and $275,234. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Openings for Chief Actuary
Job Juncture - Mountlake Terrace , WA
This position will report to the Chief Actuary. Responsibilities: Product Leadership - Creates a multiyear product strategy and business plan outlining key objectives, initiatives, relative ...
JobJuncture - 6 days ago
Smith Hanley Associates -
Providing advice to Chief Financial Officers and Human Resource Officers of mid to large size companies regarding their retirement and other benefit programs. * Reviewing and Managing annual pension ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
Magellan Health - Brooklyn , NY
The position will routinely interact with the Market President, CEO, and Actuarial team. The ideal candidate will be comfortable developing and communicating strategic direction as well as analytic ...
Magellan Health - 4 days ago
CHRISTUS Health - Irving , TX
... directly to the Chief Executive Officer, CHRISTUS Health Plan. This position will provide a ... Leads and directs actuarial function in annual bid preparation process, risk management initiatives ...
Christus Healthcare - 3 days ago
Combined Insurance - Chicago , IL
In this regard, the AVP Individual Underwriting will partner closely with Chief Underwriting ... Partner with Group Underwriting and Actuarial to develop underwriting guidelines, best practices ...
Combined Insurance - 7 days ago
Community Health Plan of Washington - Seattle , WA
Writes financial reports, including CFO reports, budget, and forecast, etc. Analytics and Reporting: * The SFRA works cross-functionally with Accounting, Actuarial, and Healthcare Economics teams to ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago