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View Poll Results: How happy are you with your actuarial job?
5 - Love - Only been an Actuary 45 12.71%
4 - Like - Only been an Actuary 96 27.12%
3 - Content - Only been an Actuary 75 21.19%
2 - Dislike - Only been an Actuary 23 6.50%
1 - Hate - Only been an Actuary 3 0.85%
5 - Love - Career Changer 30 8.47%
4 - Like - Career Changer 39 11.02%
3 - Content - Career Changer 23 6.50%
2 - Dislike - Career Changer 4 1.13%
1 - Hate - Career Changer 4 1.13%
I am not an actuary or haven't held a position long enough to have a solid opinion. 12 3.39%
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Default Rating of Happiness in Actuarial Position Based on Background

Wanted to do a poll on people's happiness in the field, but split them into two groups: People who have always held a career as an actuary and people who are career changers.

The "always been an actuary" only applies if the first "real" career you had out of college was actuarial, so it doesn't include you working at generic jobs while in school. Career changers are people who have held a completely different role for 1 year+ (if you worked as a gas attendant for a year out of college until you could get an actuarial job this isn't a career change in my opinion).

The ranks are typical:
5 - I love my job.
4 - I like my job.
3 - I am content with my job.
2 - I dislike my job.
1 - I hate my job.

Any feedback is welcome!

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Regretting your decision already? I'll vote 4 for job, -1 for exams, which nets out to a 3. Not a career changer.
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My logic is very similar. 5 for the job, -1 for studying.
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Regretting your decision already? I'll vote 4 for job, -1 for exams, which nets out to a 3. Not a career changer.
Quite the opposite. There is a reasoning behind this poll so I'm interested in the results.

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Quite the opposite. There is a reasoning behind this poll so I'm interested in the results.

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Good deal! Will the reasoning be revealed after enough people have answered? I'm curious.
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Good deal! Will the reasoning be revealed after enough people have answered? I'm curious.
Yes. I'll let the poll run its course and then reveal my reasoning after a week or so.

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Happiness? Happyness or gtfo.
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Still in pirsuit.
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Still in pirsuit.
I'm guessing actuarial students are counted as actuaries.
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