Quantitative Analyst, Risk Salary

Pay for Risk Quantitative Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $87K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Making up 70 percent of those who took the survey, male Risk Quantitative Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$60,137 - $146,318
$60K
$87K
$150K
MEDIAN: $86,507
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Salary
$60,137 - $146,318  
   
Bonus
$2,891 - $20,394  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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$60,263 - $157,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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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

  • 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.
  • Assist in the construction and execution of portfolio management.
  • Perform risk analytics, loan pricing, and default risk modeling,
  • Design tests and experiments to collect data and test new models and programs

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Popular Skills for Quantitative Analyst, Risk


Risk Quantitative Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Financial Modeling, Risk Management / Risk Control, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with SAS also tend to know Risk Management / Risk Control.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $92,262

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Risk Quantitative Analysts, 42 percent higher than the national average. Place of residence plays a huge part in a Risk Quantitative Analyst's salary, with Buffalo Risk Quantitative Analysts earning salaries that are 33 percent less than the national average.

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Key Stats for Quantitative Analyst, Risk

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Quantitative Analyst, Risk Salaries

Experienced
▲65%

▲42%

National Average
$92,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Quantitative Analyst, Risk Salaries

Data Analysis
▲19%

Financial Modeling
▲7%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲2%

SQL
▼0%

National Average
$92,000

SAS
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 9%
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