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Old 01-05-2018, 07:59 PM
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Default Saturation rate of market at new fellow level

Hi,

It seems to me that there are more candidates than positions at the entry level. Is it the same case for new fellows?

I'm in pension consulting and hope to get my FSA this year. I'm interested in switching to health insurance, either in consulting or with an insurance company. Do you think there would be interest in someone with my background? I'm willing to move.

Thanks for your help.
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Hi,

It seems to me that there are more candidates than positions at the entry level. Is it the same case for new fellows?

I'm in pension consulting and hope to get my FSA this year. I'm interested in switching to health insurance, either in consulting or with an insurance company. Do you think there would be interest in someone with my background? I'm willing to move.

Thanks for your help.
If you want to get out of pensions, don't wait any longer. It will be difficult to get a comparable salary when you move specialties. So don't plan on a bump just because you are FSA. You will have a lot to learn about the health business. You will eventually catch up on salary if you do a good job. I don't really think the saturation problem persists much past entry level. JMO of course.
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The unemployment rate for a moderately competent Fellow with ~5 years of experience who is willing to move has got to be very close to 0%. (anecdotal based on what I've seen)

I am not a health actuary, but once interviewed with a health company, and they said "It's easier and cheaper and better for us to make a Life FSA into a Health FSA than it is to make a Health student into a Health FSA." But as stated above, the longer you wait, the harder it is to leave and get a comparable salary.
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