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Actuaries Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for actuaries in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of actuaries amongst New York cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Actuaries in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,510
25th Percentile Wage
$87,350
50th Percentile Wage
$122,910
75th Percentile Wage
$180,510
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for actuaries in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $180,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $67,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.46
25th Percentile Wage
$42.00
50th Percentile Wage
$59.09
75th Percentile Wage
$86.78
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for actuaries in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $86.78. The median hourly salary is $59.09. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.46.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of actuaries from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016122,91010.05%3.10%
2015110,560-8.41%-
2014119,8602.36%-
2013117,030-1.77%-
2012119,100--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Actuaries in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of actuaries in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of actuaries in state of New York ranges from $66,410 to $122,850. The highest paying area for actuaries in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $122,850. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $119,610). The lowest paying area is Buffalo-Niagara Falls with a median annual salary of $66,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$122,850
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$119,610
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$103,050
Rochester
$98,350
Nassau-Suffolk
$95,510
Syracuse
$76,320
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$66,410


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