Actuary Ranks as the Best Career in America in 2015

According to CareerCast, actuary is the best job of 2015. The career site selected this profession based on criteria including salary, stress level, and potential for growth. An advanced degree is typically required for these jobs, the careers hub noted. CareerCast estimates that actuaries and related math-centric roles earn around $80,000 to $124,000 per year. "I've never met an actuary who said they didn't love what they do,” says Tonya B. Manning, an actuary based in Winston-Salem, NC.

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