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How is the job market for actuaries in this economy?

Two years ago, I heard actuaries claim that their field had virtually 0% unemployment because there were so few qualified people. Is that still true or have insurance companies and consulting firms frozen their hiring, too?

Asked By: Morlee - 11/23/2009
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for actuaries, the demand will always be very high because the supply is always low. actuarial science is a very specialized field requiring exceptional math skills and not many average "joe citizen" can fit the bill... More
Answered By: juan dela cruz - 11/27/2009
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I used to work with actuaries and I can say that accredited actuaries are in high demand. It is difficult for companies to find actuaries to fill their positions. If you are thinking about going into this field I think you should. Take all the necessary tests to become accredited and you can almost write your own... More
Answered By: AskThe Assistant - 11/23/2009
 
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