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Quantitative Analyst, Risk Salary

Pay for Risk Quantitative Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $78K annually. For the most part, Risk Quantitative Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Risk Quantitative Analysts are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance.

$56,240 - $119,052
(Median)
$56K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,475
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Salary
$56,240 - $119,052  
   
Bonus
$3,500 - $22,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $2,340  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$59,378 - $128,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116

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Job Description for Quantitative Analyst, Risk

Quantitative risk analyst are responsible for understanding risk system concepts, software framework, and data requirements within the requirements of their organization and projects. They utilize the knowledge to perform various analyses to support model validations. Their main responsibilities include analyzing large data sets and time series using proprietary enterprise data analytics systems, as well as applying machine learning algorithms and modifying their settings according to project requirements.

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Quantitative Analyst, Risk Tasks

  • Perform risk analytics, loan pricing, and default risk modeling,
  • Design tests and experiments to collect data and test new models and programs
  • Assist in the construction and execution of portfolio management.
  • Research and analyze market statistics to develop, test, validate, execute, and maintain analytical software programs and quantitative models.
  • Query, consolidate, and present data to senior management.

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Popular Skills for Quantitative Analyst, Risk


Risk Quantitative Analysts who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, facility with SAS, SQL, and Risk Management / Risk Control are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 17 percent, and 15 percent, respectively. The majority of those who know Risk Management / Risk Control also know SQL.

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Experience Affects Quantitative Analyst, Risk Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 41%

National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Quantitative Analyst, Risk Salaries

SAS
up arrow 21%

SQL
up arrow 17%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 15%

National Average
$83,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 13%
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