Actuary (2161)

Mathematicians and statisticians research mathematical or statistical theories, and develop and apply mathematical or statistical techniques for solving problems in such fields as science, engineering, business and social science. Actuaries apply mathematics, statistics, probability and risk theory to assess potential financial impacts of future events. Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries are employed by universities, governments, bank and trust companies, insurance companies, pension benefit consulting firms, professional associations, and science and engineering consulting firms. N.O.C. Occupation Description

Occupational Profile

Find more detailed information about being an Actuary, what they do, typical duties and responsibilities and more in the links.

National Occupational Classification - an overview of the occupation in Canada

O*NET Online -detailed occupational information (U.S.)

Occupational Outlook Handbook- Job outlook for U.S.

A Day in the Life of an Actuary- The Princeton Review

About Actuaries: What We Do

Be An Actuary  -from The Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society

Actuarial Science Overview- Sloan Career Cornerstone Center a leading source of actuarial career information

Interview: Actuarial Associate - from


University of Manitoba

-Academic Calendar

-Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research

-University of Manitoba Actuarial Club (UMAC)

Canadian Universities offering Actuarial Studies

Labour Market Information

Labour market information informs users of supply and demand for specific occupations and sectors. It includes such things as salary and job outlook information. These resources support informed career decision making and job search efforts.

Working in Canada - labour market information (salary, job outlook)

Alberta Learning Information Service-OCCinfo

 Professional Associations

Student members of professional associations may access events, directories, job postings, and labour market information. This is a great way to learn and network.

Canadian Institute of Actuaries

Directories, Industry Associations, and Sector Councils

This resources provide industry news, labour market information and a list of potential employers. Remember, there are usually multiple industries worth exploring.

Casualty Actuarial Society

The Actuarial Foundation of Canada

The Society of Actuaries

American Academy of Actuaries

The Actuarial Foundation

Canadian Company Directory: Finance & Insurance - from Government of Canada

Links to Sites

List of Actuarial Employers in Canada

Information for Foreign-Trained Actuaries- Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

Updated: July 10, 2017

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