Quantitative Analyst, Risk Salary

The average Risk Quantitative Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $85K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 80 percent of Risk Quantitative Analysts are male. Most Risk Quantitative Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high.

$59,213 - $143,233
$59K
$85K
$140K
MEDIAN: $85,382
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$59,213 - $143,233  
   
Bonus
$2,900 - $20,332  
Profit Sharing
$8,500  
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$59,589 - $156,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88

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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 who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Financial Modeling, Risk Management / Risk Control, and SAS are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include SQL and SAS. Most people experienced in SAS also know Risk Management / Risk Control.

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Key Stats for Quantitative Analyst, Risk

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
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Experience Affects Quantitative Analyst, Risk Salaries

Experienced
▲66%

Mid-Career
▲36%

National Average
$92,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Quantitative Analyst, Risk Salaries

Data Analysis
▲9%

Financial Modeling
▲6%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲1%

National Average
$92,000

SAS
▼6%

SQL
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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