Traditionally, actuaries have worked in the insurance and pension management fields. Today they also are working as employees or consultants in other financial risk management areas such as

Actuarial jobs consistently rank high on lists of top professions because of the positive hiring outlook, good pay, job security, and relatively low workplace stress. Many students find that one of the most appealing things about a career as an actuary is that upon completion of an undergraduate program in actuarial science they can immediately enter the workforce. Training continues, but no graduate school is required.