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Office of State Actuary

RCW 44.44

Washington's Office of the State Actuary (OSA) supports the financial security of Washingtonians today and for generations to come by helping our clients make informed decisions in their governance of financial security programs including state pension and medical plans, the Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) program, and the state long-term care program. OSA provides non-partisan actuarial and policy analysis (i.e., consulting, recommendations, financial reporting, and fiscal notes) for the Legislature, Executive branch agencies, and various boards and committees.

Agency Mission

We model the highest level of professionalism and strive to provide clear, impartial, and expert analysis to assist our clients in making informed decisions and navigating the uncertainties of the future.
Request 7,442,000
Net change from current biennium 570,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 8.3% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
680,000 General Fund - State 309,202 680,000 759,000
471,000 St Health Care Authority Admin Acct - State 234,038 471,000 505,000
28,000 28,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 14,000
5,721,000 Dept of Retirement Systems Expense - State 4,552,101 5,721,000 6,178,000
6,900,000 28,000 Total Appropriated Funds 5,109,341 6,872,000 7,442,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
Total Non-Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 2,742,717 2,843,838 1,192,107 3,704,000 3,738,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
635,311 14.2% (1,073,396) (21.0%) 3,406,055 84.4%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 17.6 16.2 17.0 19.1 18.8