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Old 05-28-2018, 08:47 PM
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I think this is a good thread to ask:

1. Why is PC the creme de la creme?
2. Why does it pay the most?
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Old 05-28-2018, 09:38 PM
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I think this is a good thread to ask:

1. Why is PC the creme de la creme?
2. Why does it pay the most?
1: working in cat modeling sounds better than conducting an experience study.
2: the work pc actuaries do is very sensitive and more costly. In life, because everything is long term the mistakes donít matter cause they converge to 0 anyway
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I think this is a good thread to ask:

1. Why is PC the creme de la creme?
2. Why does it pay the most?
More seriously... itís prolly cause kids find modeling hurricanes and such more interesting than modeling mortality rates and interest rate risks.
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1: working in cat modeling sounds better than conducting an experience study.
2: the work pc actuaries do is very sensitive and more costly. In life, because everything is long term the mistakes donít matter cause they converge to 0 anyway
i think i lost some brain cells reading this comment
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You should have some stern words with the author.
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Jesus this thread is nothing but butt kissing.
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I would not switch out of actuarial due to the fact that the companies I have worked for strictly follow a compensation plan based on years of actuarial experience. My four years of health experience was counted in full for promotion eligibility at my P/C job. I have been at companies in the past that did not count past work experience that was non-actuarial in name only.
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Why are you stuck on P&C? What area of the country are you looking, does it have a high concentration of positions?

I would stay and continue to apply to EL positions. If you moved into the non-actuarial analyst role you will be in that position at least a year and maybe more before possible moving into an actuarial role. That's assuming they would have a role for you.
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