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Where do actuaries work?

According to data from the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society, here is the breakdown of where their members work by geographic region*.

Casualty Actuarial Society

Region 1 (U.S. Northeast) 37%
States include: New England, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey
Region 2 (U.S. Midwest) 25%
States: Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa
Region 3 (U.S. South) 13%
States: Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana
Region 4 (U.S. West)10%
States: Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii
Canada 9%
Outside US and Canada 6%

Casualty Actuarial Society, April 2013

Society of Actuaries

Region 1 (U.S. Northeast)23%
States include: New England, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey
Region 2 (U.S. Midwest)21%
States: Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa
Region 3 (U.S. South) 16%
States: Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana
Region 4 (U.S. West) 9%
States: Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii
Canada18%
Outside US and Canada14%

Source: Society of Actuaries, April 2013

* The geographic regions in the United States are as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau.