Risk Management Schools In Georgia

Georgia has 3 accredited risk management schools where risk management faculty who teach risk management classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in risk management in the state of Georgia, which encompasses risk management training at the following levels:

  • Risk Management Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Risk Management
  • Masters degree in Risk Management
  • PhD degree in Risk Management


  1. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Central Georgia Technical College

    3300 Macon Tech Dr, Macon, Georgia 31206

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Risk Management Employment

Georgia 5,830
National 235,170

Approximately 3% of the country's risk management professionals work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Risk management professionals In Georgia

5,510 6,650 6,350 6,370 5,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, the field of risk management is growing. In Georgia, 320 more risk management professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Georgia, this field has grown by 6% in four years. This growth is slower than the national trend for risk management professionals which shows a 21% increase in the number of risk management professionals working around the nation.

Risk Management VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$65,757 $65,123 $69,327 $70,620 $76,727
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Risk Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of risk management professionals is growing, the salaries paid to risk management professionals are increasing in Georgia. Risk management professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $65,757 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $76,727 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Risk management professionals in Georgia

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, risk management professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of risk management, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid risk management professionals earning 184% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Georgia state.

Average Salaries for Risk management professionals and related professions in Georgia

Business Administration
Business Management
Emergency Management
Property Management
Risk Management
Small Business

In Georgia, risk management professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Risk Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in Georgia


As the number of risk management professionals is increasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited risk management schools in Georgia state is decreasing. In 2006, 470 students graduated from risk management courses in Georgia. And in 2010, 219 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of risk management school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 53%. 43% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in risk management.

Risk Management Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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The number of risk management faculty, growth in the field of risk management academia and risk management faculty salaries in Georgia, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching risk management courses to students at the certificate in risk management, bachelors degree in risk management, masters degree in risk management, and doctoral degree in risk management levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of risk management in Georgia. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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