A Risk Analyst earns an average salary of $61,670 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are R, SAS, and Financial Modeling. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$42,737 - $91,262
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$43K
$62K
$91K
MEDIAN: $61,670
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$14.12 - $30.41
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$42,737 - $91,262  
   
Bonus
$987 - $14,221  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,340  
Total Pay (?
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$40,657 - $96,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 742
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.12 - $30.41  
   
Overtime
$18.74 - $41.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$987 - $14,221  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,340  
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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$40,657 - $96,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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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: $62,082

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Experience Affects Risk Analyst Salaries




National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Risk Analyst Salaries

R
up arrow 28%

SAS
up arrow 17%

Financial Modeling
up arrow 14%

Risk Consulting
up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 8%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$62,000

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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