Risk Analyst Salary

A Risk Analyst earns an average salary of $59,774 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are SAS and SQL. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
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$41,068 - $87,960
(Median)
$41K
$60K
$88K
MEDIAN: $59,773
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$13.39 - $31.71
(Median)
$13
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,068 - $87,960  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,080  
Profit Sharing
$180.34 - $10,155  
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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$39,568 - $93,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,071
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.39 - $31.71  
   
Overtime
$19.58 - $44.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,080  
   
Profit Sharing
$180.34 - $10,155  
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).
)
$39,568 - $93,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Job Description for Risk Analyst

Risk analysts work primarily for banks or insurance companies and their tasks include carefully verifying potential clients' application information, following up on missing documentation and data with applicants or potential clients, and obtaining data from various agencies, such as credit bureaus, to verify data and information submitted by applicants. They must also be able to interpret corporate or merchants' financial statements and/or personal credit reports and maintain good relationships with processors and other staff within the company.

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Risk Analyst Tasks

  • Audit data and establish quality control measures.
  • Create reports and summaries, and document processes and procedures.
  • Analyze data to calculate risks and outcomes.
  • Aggregate and transform data from multiple sources to produce consistent results.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,295

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Experience Affects Risk Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%



National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Risk Analyst Salaries

SAS
up arrow 18%

SQL
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Financial Modeling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000

Insurance
up arrow 11%

Project Management
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 180 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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