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Employers of Actuarial Science majors in SD

Actuaries analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty. They use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to assess the risk that an event will occur and they help businesses and clients develop policies that minimize the cost of that risk. Actuaries’ work is essential to the insurance industry. Most actuaries work full time in an office setting. Actuaries who work as consultants may frequently travel to meet with clients. Actuaries need a bachelor’s degree and must pass a series of exams to become certified professionals. They must have a strong background in mathematics, statistics, and business. The median annual wage for actuaries was $93,680 in May 2012. Employment of actuaries is projected to grow 26 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Actuaries will be needed to develop, price, and evaluate a variety of insurance products and calculate the costs of new risks.

Analyze statistical data, such as mortality, accident, sickness, disability, and retirement rates and construct probability tables to forecast risk and liability for payment of future benefits. May ascertain insurance rates required and cash reserves necessary to ensure payment of future benefits.

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
Review settled claims to determine that payments and settlements are made in accordance with company practices and procedures. Confer with legal counsel on claims requiring litigation. May also settle insurance claims.

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
Appraise automobile or other vehicle damage to determine repair costs for insurance claim settlement. Prepare insurance forms to indicate repair cost or cost estimates and recommendations. May seek agreement with automotive repair shop on repair costs.

Insurance Sales Agents
Sell life, property, casualty, health, automotive, or other types of insurance. May refer clients to independent brokers, work as an independent broker, or be employed by an insurance company.

Insurance Underwriters
Review individual applications for insurance to evaluate degree of risk involved and determine acceptance of applications.

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SureWest Financial Corp
Midland National Life Insurance Company
Western Surety Company
CCC Information Services Inc.
State Auto Property and Casualty Insurance Company
Milbank Insurance Co
Wellmark of South Dakota, Inc
Dakotacare Administrative Services, Inc
South Dakota State Medical Holding Co, Inc
Dakota Care
New York Life Insurance Company
New York Life
The Prudential Insurance Company of America
Principal Financial Group, Inc.
Howalt+mcdowell Insurance Inc
United Bankers Bank
New York Life Insurance Company
New York Life
Esurance Inc.
Dakota Truck Underwriters
Galen Niederwerder
Hagan Benefits Inc
De Smet Farm Mutual Insurance Co of South Dakota
Western Dakota Insurors Inc
Kemper Insurance
O'Hara Managed Care
South Dakota State Medical Holding Co, Inc
Dakota Care
Berkley Risk Administration Company, LLC
K G O, Inc
Holmes Murphy & Associates
Rural Community Insurance Agency, Inc.
South Dakota Retirement System
Wells Fargo Insurance Services, Inc.
Norwest Insurance South Dakota
First Dakota Title Limited Partnership
First Dakota Title
Delta Dental Plan of South Dakota
N. W. G. F. Mutual Insurance Company
Boen & Associates Inc
North Western Mutual Financial Network
Lowrey Financial Group
Principal Life Insurance Company
North Central Insurance Center, Inc.
Cummings & Roll Limited
Cummings & Roll Insurance
Sanford Health Foundation
Reliamax Insurance Company
American Memorial Life Insurance Company
Dacotah Banks, Inc.
Dacotah Insurance Company
Fischer Rounds & Associates Inc
Axa Advisors, LLC
Axa Advisors
Rounds Fischer & Associates
Insurance Plus Inc
The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company Inc
Northwestern Mutual Insurance
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
State Farm Insurance
Dacotah Bank
Kemper Insurance
Black Hills Agency Inc
Dacotah Banks, Inc.
Dacotah Insurance Agency
Claims Assoc
Rehab Associates
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