Actuarial Cost Method


The actuarial cost method is used by the actuaries to calculate the amount a company has to pay to cover the pension expenses. The amount is used to cover the pension expenditure. This method is used to calculate how much money is required for pension consultation and pension funding.


The cost approach calculates total benefits based on the assumptions like current salary/wages of the employee, the number of service years left, and the average life expectancy post-retirement.

This method is used by companies to maintain financial solvency by keeping a track record of responsibilities to shoulder in the future