High pay, excellent employment prospects, job security, and multiple opportunities for advancement are characteristics that keep the actuary profession regularly on the best job lists. A potential actuarial sciences candidate should ideally possess aptitude in both mathematics and business. An Actuarial position will provide the challenge associated with analyzing large sets of data and interpreting the results, as well as determining and influencing financial decisions.
The current demand for Actuaries is high and job opportunities exist throughout the country and world. Entry-level actuaries generally earn above average incomes among college graduates -- an income edge that is maintained throughout the actuary's career. In fact, the need for well-qualified actuaries, combined with the scope of Actuarial job descriptions, are both expected to grow immensely.