Salary Surveys
U.S. Property/Casualty
Actuarial

The most comprehensive and detailed Actuarial Compensation data for those in the Property/Casualty Industry.

U.S. Life/Health
Actuarial

Precision Actuarial Compensation data for those managing Life/Health Insurance products.

Detailed, reliable and timely Actuarial Compensation for those 
managing and advising
General Insurance products.

General Insurance
Canadian Actuarial

This survey has been developed to serve the needs of financial services organizations that demand actuarial expertise to develop and profitably manage Property/Casualty insurance products and services.

 

With over 4,500 salaries reported, this survey provides the most comprehensive and detailed compensation data available in the market to competitive benchmark, reward, and retain your actuarial talent.

Survey Schedule

U.S. Property/Casualty
Actuarial Survey

Bonus Report: Actuarial Student Reward/Study Policies

  • Company Student Reward/Study Policies:  Exam Pass/VEE raises, conferment, study hours, and reimbursements

  • Hiring Rates for Actuarial College Grads:  by number of exams, internships, and bachelors/masters degree

  • Pay Trends:  by number of exams passed and years of experience

  • Merit budgets for actuarial students and fellows

Data Collected

  • Comp Elements:  Base Salary, Bonus, Long-term, Total Cash, Total Direct, Target Total Cash, Target Total Direct

  • Comp Statistics:  Mean, Wgt Average, 10th%, 25th%, Median, 75th%, 90th%

  • Job Families:  Actuarial - with Catastrophe Risk, Statistical Support, Statistical Reporting, and Predictive Analytics Career Paths

  • Job Levels:  Top, Executive, Managing, Supervisory, Students

  • Reporting:  by premium volume, actuarial practice area, region, and line of business

Salary surveys that help you compete in the marketplace.

Experts in bench-marking actuarial pay.

"… the best resource available in the U.S. market....” 
James Grube, SVP, Swiss Re Holding Company  

Meet The Team
Vicki Allison
President

Vicki has an extensive background in compensation planning and administration. She has over 25 years of compensation experience in a variety of management and consulting roles, including Fortune 500 companies, as well as independent consulting firms.
 

Vicki is the "go-to" person on the team who is there to help every participant gain the optimum benefit from the survey results.  From her extensive background in various compensation roles, she is the expert on survey design, job matching, and interpretation.  

Vicki holds a B.A. from Skidmore College, and a Masters of Education from Boston University.

Drew Roos
System Architect

Drew has 11 years experience as a software engineer for brand names such as Google, Dimagi, and Epic.

 

For the past 15 years, Drew has used his world-class technology and system architect skills to build a robust platform that produces 

ClearSolutionsHR's products.

 

Drew is the technical expert on the team who ensures that submissions are complete and logical, in order to generate statistics that are valid and reliable, year over year, in conformance with Department of Justice & Department of Labor standards for business intelligence gathering related to pay.

Drew holds a B.S. in Computer Science degree from the University of Georgia.

Abbey Donohue
Administrative Support

Abbey started her career in early childhood education.  Her organizational skills, professionalism, and ability to positively engage people has made her a valuable asset to the team. 

 

Abbey holds a B.A. and M.A. in Early Child Education from Central Connecticut State University

Covering 60% of the Canadian General Insurance Market Matching Over 500 Incumbents

Contact Us

279 Middle Haddam Rd, Portland, CT 06480, vsallison@clearsolutionshr.com |  Tel: (860) 342-5131

About Us

Vicki Allison established ClearSolutionsHR, her own compensation consulting firm, in 1998. Her clients include primarily premier financial services companies who participate in her nationally recognized actuarial salary surveys. Since that time, she has helped many companies to develop effective competitive rewards tools that drive a company’s mission and values.

 

Vicki has developed a unique understanding of actuarial skills and credentials, from her extensive background as a Compensation Practitioner supporting these roles at several Fortune 500 companies. She is called on extensively to provide insight into pay philosophy, positioning, and practices for this mission-critical employee population within insurance companies.


Her company also supports small to medium-sized companies in various industries, outside of financial services. These include public-sector firms, foundations, hospitals, state agencies, trade associations, universities, as well as manufacturing, retail, banking, construction, technology and scientific organizations.

She also contributes to publications on compensation issues, and co-authored a Business & Legal Reports publication, “How to Develop an Effective Pay Program”. She also authored a subscription series of case studies and other hands-on approaches for developing reward and incentive programs for the mid-market. She has lectured at the Center for Organizational Effectiveness on variable pay program design, and at The University of Hartford Management School, Quinnipiac MBA Program, and presented at various other rewards and productivity symposia.

She holds a BA from Skidmore College and a Master’s degree in Training and Education from Boston University.

 
Custom Market Analysis

Market pricing key employee and/or unique/emerging positions or employee groups-and researching other competitor reward practices.

Pay Policy Audit & Development

Developing salary administration policies, structures, and tools, to communicate and cost-effectively manage the pay program.

Services
Variable Pay

Designing Variable Pay Programs that offer companies the opportunity to reward individuals, and teams, with a portion of pay that is related to measurable success. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Detailed and precise data on Company Student Rewards and Study Policies.

Actuarial Student Rewards/Study Policies

Detailed quality bench-marking data for Key Functional Corporate/Business Unit Specialties within the Enterprise Framework.

HR-Communications, Legal, Finance & Administration
" Vicki knows her stuff.  I heartily recommend this survey to anyone who needs compensation  data for actuaries."  

anonymous post on "World at Work" compensation forum

"…the ClearSolutionsHR Actuarial Salary Surveys are considered "the" industry standard in Property/Casualty and Life/Health actuarial compensation"

This survey has been developed to serve the needs of financial services organizations that demand actuarial expertise to develop and profitably manage life/health insurance products and services.

U.S. Life/Health Actuarial Survey

Bonus Report: Actuarial Student Reward/Study Policies

  • Company Student Reward/Study Policies:  Exam Pass/VEE raises, conferment, study hours, and reimbursements

  • Hiring Rates for Actuarial College Grads:  by number of exams, internships, and bachelors/masters degree

  • Pay Trends:  by number of exams passed and years of experience

  • Merit budgets for actuarial students and fellows

Data Collected

  • Comp Elements:  Base Salary, Bonus, Long-term, Total Cash, Total Direct, Target Total Cash, Target Total Direct

  • Comp Statistics:  Mean, Wgt Average, 10th%, 25th%, Median, 75th%, 90th%

  • Job Families:  Actuarial - with Catastrophe Risk, Statistical Support, Statistical Reporting, and Predictive Analytics Career Paths

  • Job Levels:  Top, Executive, Managing, Supervisory, Students

  • Reporting:  by premium volume, actuarial practice area, region, and line of business

Survey Schedule

" Our company has consistently utilized ClearSolutionsHR Actuarial Salary Surveys to benchmark our top actuarial and analytical roles.  Vicki is very responsive to emerging trends:"  

Robin Sidwell, AVP,
The Travelers Companies

This survey has been developed to serve the needs of financial services organizations that demand actuarial expertise to develop and profitably manage General Insurance products and services.

Canadian General Insurance Actuarial Survey

Bonus Report: Actuarial Student Reward/Study Policies

  • Company Student Reward/Study Policies:  Exam Pass/VEE raises, conferment, study hours, and reimbursements

  • Hiring Rates for Actuarial College Grads:  by number of exams, internships, and bachelors/masters degree

  • Pay Trends:  by number of exams passed and years of experience

  • Merit budgets for actuarial students and fellows

Data Collected

  • Comp Elements:  Base Salary, Bonus, Long-term, Total Cash, Total Direct, Target Total Cash, Target Total Direct

  • Comp Statistics:  Mean, Wgt Average, 10th%, 25th%, Median, 75th%, 90th%

  • Job Families:  Actuarial - with Catastrophe Risk, Statistical Support, Statistical Reporting, and Predictive Analytics Career Paths

  • Job Levels:  Top, Executive, Managing, Supervisory, Students

  • Reporting:  by premium volume, actuarial practice area, region, and line of business

Survey Schedule

 

"Vicki Allison is very easy to work with and provides excellent customer service when faced with special requests and inquiries.”

Dana Durham, Senion Consultant, American Fidelity

 

"… the best resource available in the U.S. market….well-organized, comprehensive and cover all aspects of actuarial compensation.  We have to get actuarial compensation right and these surveys ensure that we do.”   

James Grube,
SVP, Swiss Re Holding Company         

Covering 80% of the Life/Health Market Matching Over 6,000 Incumbents

This survey is an "extract" from our main Property/Casualty, Life/Health, & Canadian General Insurance Actuarial Surveys, offered to companies that wish to focus exclusively on the competitiveness of their Actuarial Student Rewards and Study Programs.  This report is included with the purchase of our main surveys, but may be purchased separately.

Actuarial Student Rewards & Study Policy Survey

Data Collected

  • Hiring Rates for New College Graduates entering  an Actuarial Program:  by number of exams, internships, and degree

  • Student Reward Policies:  Exam Pass/VEE, Course/Online Modules, Associateship & Fellowship Raises & Bonuses

  • Student Study Policies:  Study hours granted, Fees, & Reimbursements

  • Actuarial Student Intern Rates

  • Actuarial Student Merit and Promotion Budgets

  • Pay Trends: Pay by Number of Exams Passed and Years of experience, Regressions, and Scatterplots
     

Survey Schedule

  • Data Effective Date: April 1, 2020

  • Submission Deadline: May 18, 2020

  • Results Available: early August

  • Sample Report

  • Survey Data Input

 

The Human Resources - Communication, Legal, Finance, and Administration Salary Survey (HR-CLFA) has been developed to serve the needs of large companies that require solid benchmarking data from similar institutions for accurately pricing key functional specialties within the Enterprise framework.

HR-Communications, Legal, Finance & Administration Survey

Survey Schedule

  • Data Effective Date: April 1, 2020

  • Submission Deadline: May 18, 2020

  • Results Available: early August

  • Job Descriptions

  • Sample Report

  • Input Questionnaire

Data Collected

  • Comp Elements:  Base Salary, Bonus, Long-term, Total Cash, Total Direct, Target Total Cash, Target Total Direct

  • Comp Statistics:  Mean, Wgt Average, 10th%, 25th%, Median, 75th%, 90th%

  • Job Families:  Human Resources - Communications, Legal, Compliance, Finance & Administration

  • Job Levels:  Top, Executive, Managing, Supervisory, Professional

Covering 85% of the Property/Casualty Market Matching Over 4,500 Incumbents

"ClearSolutionsHR surveys have provided consistent, detailed, and quality data for many years. We rely on it to ensure our Actuarial positions are properly slotted and priced."  

Scott Boyd,
Chief Actuary, Amica Insurance"   

Meet The Team
Vicki Allison
President

Vicki has an extensive background in compensation planning and administration. She has over 25 years of compensation experience in a variety of management and consulting roles, including Fortune 500 companies, as well as independent consulting firms.
 

Vicki is the "go-to" person on the team who is there to help every participant gain the optimum benefit from the survey results.  From her extensive background in various compensation roles, she is the expert on survey design, job matching, and interpretation.  

Vicki holds a B.A. from Skidmore College, and a Masters of Education from Boston University.

Drew Roos
System Architect

Drew has 11 years experience as a software engineer for brand names such as Google, Dimagi, and Epic.

 

For the past 15 years, Drew has used his world-class technology and system architect skills to build a robust platform that produces 

ClearSolutionsHR's products.

 

Drew is the technical expert on the team who ensures that submissions are complete and logical, in order to generate statistics that are valid and reliable, year over year, in conformance with Department of Justice & Department of Labor standards for business intelligence gathering related to pay.

 

Drew holds a B.S. in Computer Science degree from Georgia Tech.

Abbey Donohue
Administrative Support

Abbey started her career in early childhood education.  Her organizational skills, professionalism, and ability to positively engage people has made her a valuable asset to the team. 

 

Abbey holds a B.A. and M.A. in Early Child Education from Central Connecticut State University

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Discover what actuarial students are earning based on the number of exams passed, and milestones achieved, such as Associateship and Fellowship, for both Property/Casualty and Life/Health students.  

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