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Risk Management Schools In North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are 3 accredited schools where risk management classes faculty 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 North Carolina, which encompasses risk management training at the following levels:


  1. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  2. High Point University

    833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, North Carolina 27262-3598

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  3. Isothermal Community College

    286 ICC Loop Road, Spindale, North Carolina 28160-0804

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Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Risk Management Employment

North Carolina 9,290
National 235,170

Of all of the risk management professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Risk management professionals In North Carolina

4,970 6,330 9,530 9,920 9,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of risk management professionals is growing in North Carolina. In North Carolina, 4,320 more risk management professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of risk management professionals has grown by 87%. This is faster than the trend for risk management professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of risk management professionals has grown by 21% between 2006 and 2010.

Risk Management VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$70,520 $72,390 $74,937 $77,883 $80,087
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Risk Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to risk management professionals are growing in North Carolina. The mean salary for risk management professionals in 2006 was $70,520 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $80,087 per year.

Salary percentiles for Risk management professionals in North Carolina

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Thus, risk management professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In North Carolina state, within the field of risk management, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid risk management professionals earn 160% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Risk management professionals and related professions in North Carolina

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

In North Carolina, risk management professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Risk Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited risk management schools in North Carolina is increasing. In 2006 there were 11 risk management graduates from risk management courses in North Carolina and in 2010 there were 18 graduates.

Thus there was a 64% percent increase in the number of risk management school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina. 75% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in risk management.

Risk Management Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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