Risk Management Specialists

General Information

Description

Analyze and manage risk management issues by identifying, measuring, and making decisions on operational or enterprise risks for an organization.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit68.19%
  2. Private, not for profit10.72%
  3. State and local government8.26%
  4. Self-employed7.59%
  5. Federal government4.78%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
  • Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$63,100

State-by-state Salary

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$98,070
$27,310
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 71%
  • Post baccalaureate 19%
  • Master's degree 9%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Mathematics
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Administration and Management
  • English Language
  • Computers and Electronics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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