Supvg Actuary Life - Grade 64

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 28 positions statewide.

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Salary Information for Senr Actuary Life
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Senr Actuary Life 19 $68,523 $87,032
Assoc Actuary Life 24 $88,639 $111,897
Prin Actuary Life 28 $109,250 $134,178
Supvg Actuary Life 64 $123,793 $156,224
Chief Life Actuary 3 65 $137,457 $173,664
Chief Life Actuary 2 66 $152,191 $191,427
Chief Life Actuary 1 67 $167,754 $207,762

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Job Duties

As a Supervising Actuary (Life) in the NYS Department of Financial Services, you may review actuarial opinions and supporting memoranda on the adequacy of reserves of life insurers. You may review policy forms and rate filings for innovative and complex life insurance and annuity products and draft new regulations involving actuarial matters. You may review a company's market conduct in the use and marketing of policy forms. You may draft changes in laws or regulations or represent the Department in public forums. You may review complex submissions regarding agent compensation, separate accounts, investment income allocations, and actuarial projections for company plans of operation. You may oversee the review of complex rate adjustment applications for health products from Health Maintenance Organizations, Life and Accident and Health Insurance Companies, Non-Profit Medical and Dental Indemnity Corporations, Non-Profit Health and Hospital Service Corporations and government sponsored programs for compliance with statutes and regulations, investigate public complaints on actuarial related matters, participate in public rate hearings; and develop Department policy on rate matters. You may supervise lower-level actuaries.

As a Supervising Actuary (Life) in the NYS Office of the State Comptroller, you would assist in setting actuarial assumptions and determining employer contribution rates. You would plan and develop funding procedures to match expanding benefit structures, analyze gains/losses of the systems' operations, and formulate new applications of actuarial concepts.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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