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Risk Managers

Overview

Risk managers help businesses control risks and losses while maintaining the highest production levels possible. They work in industrial, service, nonprofit, and public-sector organizations. By protecting a company against loss, the risk manager helps it to improve operating efficiency and meet strategic goals. Approximately 555,900 financial managers, including risk managers, are employed in the United States. Risk managers are also known as risk officers.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Organized

Problem-Solving

Realistic

Career Ladder
General Manager or Independent Consultant

Risk Manager

Risk Management Trainee

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