Actuaries (or actuarial statisticians) apply statistics to access risk in financial and insurance institutions.
Employers:Consulting FirmsGovernmentsInsurance IndustryPrivate Corporations
Qualifications/Preferred Skills:To become an actuary, you must have a bachelor's degree and pass the preliminary exams. Actuaries have strong calculus and statistics skills, and they are analytical problem-solvers. They have good business sense and good communication skills. They also have strong computer skills.
National Average Salary:$117,000