Retirement Benefits - Retirement Plan Investment and Risk Management
  • Average
    Pass Rate
  • Sponsoring SocietySOA
  • Dates ActiveNov 2013 - Present
  • Sittings to Date11
  • Attempts per Sitting75
  • Total Passes/Attempts485 / 824
  • Highest Pass Rate64.9% Oct-14
  • Lowest Pass Rate51.1% Apr-17
  • Effective Pass Rate60.1%
  • Std Dev of Pass Rate4.6%
1111856610/1/2018 12:00:00 AM77774558.458.4 1/19/2019 12:00:00 AM58.9Oct-2018
101141664/1/2018 12:00:00 AM84795059.563.3 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM58.9Apr-2018
910466610/1/2017 12:00:00 AM90894853.353.9 1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM58.8Oct-2017
8998664/1/2017 12:00:00 AM88874551.151.7 7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM59.7Apr-2017
79366611/1/2016 12:00:00 AM90865561.164.0 1/27/2017 12:00:00 AM61.2Nov-2016
6869665/1/2016 12:00:00 AM89895662.962.9 8/1/2016 12:00:00 AM61.3May-2016
58006610/1/2015 12:00:00 AM73724561.662.5 1/22/2016 12:00:00 AM60.8Oct-2015
4745665/1/2015 12:00:00 AM62623962.962.9 7/17/2015 12:00:00 AM60.5May-2015
36806610/1/2014 12:00:00 AM57563764.966.1 1/24/2015 12:00:00 AM59.6Oct-2014
2625665/1/2014 12:00:00 AM69663753.656.1 7/19/2014 12:00:00 AM57.0May-2014
15646611/1/2013 12:00:00 AM45442862.263.6 1/24/2014 12:00:00 AM62.2Nov-2013

Distribution of Travel Times to Designations

Number of People435309
5th percentile-5.940.33
25th percentile-2.880.67
75th percentile-1.001.42
95th percentile0.282.59



1PSOA Preliminary Exam166 59277-6.5200.0000.00277-6.523366cc
2FMSOA Preliminary Exam166 41279-6.1400.0000.00279-6.143366cc
3OC1CAS Preliminary Exam266 571-0.8300.0011.8320.50dc3912
4OC2CAS Preliminary Exam266 5800.0000.0021.2521.25dc3912
5ASASOA Designation366 70403-2.4050.00270.74435-2.18ff9900
6EA1SOA Enrolled Actuary Exam466 331-2.4200.0000.001-2.42109618
7EA2FSOA Enrolled Actuary Exam466 36164-1.4600.00100.87174-1.33109618
8EA2LSOA Enrolled Actuary Exam466 37202-1.5200.00141.01216-1.36109618
9ERMSOA Fellowship Exam566 3800.0000.0011.4211.42990099
10GH CORUSOA Fellowship Exam566 441-3.0000.0000.001-3.00990099
11ILA LFVUSOA Fellowship Exam566 5100.0000.0012.5012.50990099
12ILA LPSOA Fellowship Exam566 5200.0000.0012.0912.09990099
13ILA LRMSOA Fellowship Exam566 5300.0000.0011.5811.58990099
14RET DACSOA Fellowship Exam566 6397-0.8910.00480.97146-0.28990099
15RET DAUSOA Fellowship Exam566 64162-0.6700.00910.83253-0.13990099
16RET FRCSOA Fellowship Exam566 65136-1.4100.00211.15157-1.07990099
17RET RPIRMSOA Fellowship Exam566 6600.004790.0000.004790.00990099
18CERASOA Designation366 7200.0000.0011.9211.92ff9900
19FSASOA Designation366 7100.0000.003091.133091.13ff9900

Number of Years (Before)/After Passing Exam RET RPIRM
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Note on the travel time information above:
The histograms and the above two charts (near) exclude duplicate names and include changed names. Excluding duplicate names is necessary since travel time information related to them is unreliable and nonsensical- for instance, passing exam P three years before receiving a designation.

Including changed names has an impact on the relative number of people who passed other exams vs. the given exam. Their inclusion will lower this ratio since changed names will not properly link between previous/future exam passes. However, including changed names will not affect the average travel times, since travel times of changed names are not necessarily different than those of unchanged names.

For exam RET RPIRM on all sittings, there were 6 duplicate names, 64 changed names, and 2 duplicate and changed names.