The average salary for a Risk Manager in Canada is C$84,196.
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Job Description for Risk Manager
A risk manager works directly for a company or provides risk consulting to various companies. The risk manager may deal with financial or material risks. The risk manager will carry out audits and spontaneous checks to make sure that various staff members are adhering to safety rules. The risk manager may also recommend changes to safety policies when necessary, as well as training when widespread problems are detected. The risk manager will also check the facilities to make sure that no hazar…Read more
Risk Manager Tasks
- Design, implement, oversee, and manage the risk management plan.
- Investigate and troubleshoot individual or organization-wide issues.
- Review existing safety policies and update them to comply with legislation.
- Coordinate risk management activities in order to prevent or isolate liabilities.
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Popular Skills for Risk Manager
Risk Management / Risk Control
Skills in Risk Management / Risk Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance, Regulatory Compliance, Data Analysis and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Risk Manager
An entry-level Risk Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$70,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Risk Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,411 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Risk Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$85,893 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Risk Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$98,422 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$98,524.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Risk Manager in their job title in Montréal, Québec earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (12.9% more) and Calgary, Alberta (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edmonton, Alberta (18.3% less) and Victoria, British Columbia (8.0% less).
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