New, Improved Salary Survey for Actuaries and Actuarial Students, United States, 2011

At, ten actuarial salary surveys have been released that cover various types of actuarial employment and differing years of experience. This is the most comprehensive actuarial compensation undertaking in the US.

Pittsburgh, PA, May 09, 2011 --( Claude Penland, actuary and webmaster, announces the inaugural release of his 2011 United States actuarial salary surveys.

Found at, these base salary plus bonus compensation surveys are split by Life, Property and Casualty, Pensions and Health actuarial work.

Comprising 10 distinct salary tables listing years of employment and number of actuarial exams, they are further distributed by consulting versus insurance/reinsurance/other employment. These actuary salary surveys were derived using public compensation data.

A downloadable, printable and shareable pdf file of all salary tables is also available directly from the page.

Claude Penland is an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, with twenty years of industry experience. His website has a rapidly growing, global readership of 50,000+ visitors/month. Claude posts 6+ times a day at on actuarial news, insurance news (also reachable at, insurance startup companies (, insurance mergers and acquisitions (, insurance trends (, reinsurance news and trends (, web startups (, web trends (, web development, pension risk (, catastrophe risk (, Solvency II European insurance regulations (, Takaful (, predictive analytics (, risk management (, odd business ideas (, plus finance and investment.

At, there are 50+ helpful presentations, videos and articles. As a leading online social networking actuary, Claude presents "LinkedIn Social Networking for Insurance Professionals," "111 Important Twitter Feeds for Insurance Professionals," as well as various salary surveys (,

His timely article on Solvency II European insurance regulations was published in the May 2011 issue of the Casualty Actuarial Society’s Actuarial Review. Claude’s Catastrophe Risk Trends piece was published in the May/June 2011 issue of the American Academy of Actuaries’ Contingencies magazine.

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