Average Risk Manager Salary

$86,840
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,850
Bonus
$13,500
Commission
$4,500
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The average salary for a Risk Manager is $86,840.
10%
$57k
MEDIAN
$87k
90%
$129k
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What Do Risk Managers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Risk Manager

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The top respondents for the job title Risk Manager are from the companies Capital One Financial Corp, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $121,656. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Capital One Financial Corp and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), earning around $120,942 and $117,916, respectively. Huntington Bancshares Inc pays the lowest at around $79,498. U.S. Bank and Amazon.com Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $87,150 and $91,295, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Risk Managers?

Skills in Risk Management / Risk Control and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Claim Handling, Regulatory Compliance and Insurance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Risk Managers?

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 $64,671 based on 50 salaries. An early career Risk Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,276 based on 490 salaries. A mid-career Risk Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,760 based on 481 salaries. An experienced Risk Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,441 based on 588 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,172.
Employees with Risk Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 27.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.8% more) and Dallas, Texas (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,905 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
25.7%
Mid Career
25.2%
Experienced
30.9%
Late Career
15.5%