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Average Chief Risk Officer (CRO) Salary

$153,669
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$26,095
Bonus
$8,325
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The average salary for a Chief Risk Officer (CRO) is $153,669.
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$96k
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$154k
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$235k
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What Do Chief Risk Officer (CRO)s Do?

Chief Risk Officer (CRO) Tasks
  • Coordinate with senior management to develop, evaluate, and implement risk management policies.
  • Evaluate and report on compliance with governance and financial regulations.
  • Identify key areas for improvement and recommend changes.

Job Satisfaction for Chief Risk Officer (CRO)

4.3 out of 5
(25)
Highly Satisfied
2Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Chief Risk Officer (CRO)

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Chief Risk Officer (CRO)s?

Skills in Risk Management / Risk Control, Regulatory Compliance, Leadership and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Internal Audit.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Risk Officer (CRO)s?

An early career Chief Risk Officer (CRO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $107,745 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Chief Risk Officer (CRO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,574 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Chief Risk Officer (CRO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $162,415 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $176,795.
Employees with Chief Risk Officer (CRO) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 31.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (26.1% more) and San Francisco, California (23.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Little Rock, Arkansas (27.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 213 survey responses.
Early Career
10.3%
Mid Career
8.9%
Experienced
36.6%
Late Career
44.1%