RISK MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$81,000
$47,000
Min 10%
$81,000
Median 50%
$140,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Cubist Pharmaceuticals
Highest Paying City
Minneapolis, MN
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a risk management specialist make?
The national average salary for a Risk Management Specialist in the U.S. is $81,547 annually or $39.21 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 93,000. The top 10 percent earn over $140,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $47,000 annually. Professional companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Risk Management Specialist salaries are North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Washington, and South Dakota. The typical tenure for a Risk Management Specialist is 3.3 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$58,635

Average Risk Management Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a Risk Management Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Companies like Cubist Pharmaceuticals or eBay will get you the highest pay packages. If you can find a job at a company like PayPal or Union Bank, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Risk Management Specialists.

Average Risk Management Specialist Salary By Location

Across America, Risk Management Specialists make on average $81,547 annually or $39.21 hourly. Risk Management Specialists make the most in Minneapolis, MN at about $85,937 per year. Even an entry-level Risk Management Specialist makes $49,000 per year in Minneapolis, MN. Some of the states with the best Risk Management Specialist salaries are North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Washington, South Dakota, Maryland, and District of Columbia. On the other hand, South Carolina, New Mexico, Hawaii, Arizona, and Idaho report the lowest wages for Risk Management Specialists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Minneapolis, MN
$85,937
2
Seattle, WA
$80,518
3
Milwaukee, WI
$78,639
4
San Francisco, CA
$78,337
5
Austin, TX
$77,629

Average Risk Management Specialist Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Risk Management Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Finance companies, Insurance companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Risk Management Specialists. Finance companies pay Risk Management Specialists an average salary of $86,472, Insurance companies pay $84,846, and Professional companys come in at $81,937. The types of companies that pay Risk Management Specialists the least are in the Utilities industry, where the average annual salary is $76,979.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$86,472
2
Insurance
$84,846
3
Professional
$81,937
4
Utilities
$76,979

RECENTLY ADDED Risk Management Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Risk Management Specialist
10/19/2019
$48,001
Securian Financial Group
Risk Management Specialist
09/30/2019
$69,400
Broward County Public Schools
Risk Management Specialist
09/19/2019
$57,541
09/14/2019
$64,000
San Diego Unified School District
Risk Management Specialist
09/12/2019
$68,346
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Risk Management Specialist
08/19/2019
$49,076
Murrieta Valley USD
Risk Management Specialist
08/03/2019
$49,649
Extended Stay America
Risk Management Specialist
07/27/2019
$100,000
Broward County Public Schools
Risk Management Specialist
06/28/2019
$57,541
Peacehealth
Risk Management Specialist
06/14/2019
$42,721
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