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Career information and college search tools for actuaries and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Actuaries Skills

Below are the skills needed to be actuaries according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Critical Thinking4.254.75
Judgment and Decision Making4.254.75
Mathematics4.254.88
Reading Comprehension4.124.62
Active Listening44.12

Actuaries Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be actuaries according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Mathematics4.976.66
Economics and Accounting4.195.25
English Language3.744.41
Computers and Electronics3.734.55
Law and Government3.343.75

Actuaries Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being actuaries according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Analyzing Data or Information4.886.5
Processing Information4.666.09
Interacting With Computers4.624.69
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.625.84
Getting Information4.615.66

Actuaries Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being actuaries according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Analytical Thinking4.81
Attention to Detail4.75
Integrity4.69
Achievement/Effort4.44
Dependability4.38
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