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Risk Management Director Salary

$146,569 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Risk Management Director is $146,569 a year and $70 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Risk Management Director is between $100,946 and $182,806. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Risk Management Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Directs the risks to an organization, its employees, customers, reputation, assets, and interests of a stakeholders.
  • Plans, designs, and implements an overall risk management plan, process, and strategy, which may include business continuity, corporate governance, enterprise risk, information and security risk, market and credit risk, regulatory and operational risk, and technology risk.
  • Advises top management on any potential risks to the profitability or existence of the company.
Risk Management Director Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Financial Managers

Job family population: 569,380

Estimated population of Risk Management Director jobs: 34,487

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Risk Management Director Job Listings for United States

Director of Risk Management
May 20
Martinez, United States
Contra Costa County
The Director of Risk Management is a new role as the Risk Manager position has been elevated to a director level position reflecting the critical nature of the County's risk programs. The Director ...
Director, Commodity Risk Management (Protein)
Apr 25
Indiana Packers Corporation
Director of Commodity Risk Management (Protein) OUR COMPANY & COMMUNITY Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC) is a fully integrated retail, food service and private label producer of fresh and processed ...
Director, Acquirer Risk Management
Apr 26
Foster City, CA, USA
The Director of Acquirer Risk Solutions is responsible for helping manage and direct CyberSource's world-class fraud solutions tailored for our Reseller and Acquirer partners. By working closely with ...
Director, Buyer Risk Management
Apr 16
San Jose, CA, USA
As a Director for Buyer Risk Management, you will play a critical role in creatively developing a risk-based approach to handling our Buyers' funding instrument, including managing the wallet of the ...
Associate Director, Benefit Risk Management
May 11
Palo Alto, United States
Jazz Pharma
... Risk Management (BRM) Department. Provide necessary training to team members working directly on department initiatives regarding regulatory reports. Support department Director in strategy ...
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