A Risk Analyst earns an average salary of $61,014 per year. A skill in SAS is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
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$42,073 - $90,827
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$61K
$91K
MEDIAN: $61,014
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$14.55 - $30.81
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$42,073 - $90,827  
   
Bonus
$987 - $13,732  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,245  
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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$40,342 - $95,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 749
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.55 - $30.81  
   
Overtime
$18.60 - $43.21  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$987 - $13,732  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,245  
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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$40,342 - $95,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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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 by Experience Level for Risk Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,409

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Key Stats for Risk Analyst

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Risk Analyst Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Risk Analyst Salaries

SAS
up arrow 18%

SQL
up arrow 9%

Risk Consulting
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%


R
up arrow 6%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%



Financial Modeling
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$61,000

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Insurance
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

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