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Actuaries in Wisconsin

Considering a career as an Actuary in Wisconsin?

21.5% Jobs Projection
$97,180 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Actuaries in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Actuaries in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.

  • Actuaries in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Actuaries Work in Wisconsin?

In 2018, there were 690 Actuaries working in the state.

There were 650 Actuaries employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Actuaries in WI Employment Trend

The typical state has 330 Actuaries working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Actuaries than average.

Actuaries in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Actuaries in this state are growing at a rate of 21.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 22.5%.

Job Projections for Actuaries: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 790 total jobs in 2026 for Actuaries in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,100 annual jobs and 28,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Actuaries Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Actuaries ranged from $63,520 to $160,780 with $97,180 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $30.54 to $77.3. The median hourly rate was $46.72.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $39.4 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $7.32.

The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Actuaries Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin Metros for Actuaries

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Actuaries.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,260 $92,900
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 500 $101,520
Madison, WI 240 $105,490
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 130 $112,150
Appleton, WI 130 $77,550
Green Bay, WI 80 $92,060

Top States for Actuaries Employment

View the list below to see where most Actuaries work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 2,320 $131,510
Illinois 1,950 $98,810
Pennsylvania 1,610 $103,870
Ohio 1,560 $94,000
California 1,410 $114,290
Massachusetts 1,260 $100,970
Texas 1,000 $93,670
Connecticut 980 $115,130
Wisconsin 690 $97,180
Florida 600 $100,450
New Jersey 540 $101,280
Iowa 530 $98,180
Minnesota 520 $101,190
Maryland 470 $92,820
Nebraska 390 $87,890
Missouri 380 $84,500
Washington 360 $124,610
Kansas 330 $101,120
North Carolina 230 $110,510
Indiana 210 $93,010

Below are the states where Actuaries get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $131,510
District of Columbia $126,060
Washington $124,610
New Hampshire $116,790
Connecticut $115,130
Colorado $114,660
California $114,290
North Carolina $110,510
Mississippi $109,140
Maine $107,180

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