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Risk Management Schools In Washington State

In Washington State, there is only one accredited school 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 Washington State, which encompasses risk management training at the risk management bachelors degree level.


  1. Central Washington University

    400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Risk Management Employment

Washington State 5,040
National 235,170

Approximately 2% of the country's risk management professionals work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Risk management professionals In Washington State

4,050 4,300 4,690 5,220 5,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, the field of risk management is growing. In 2010 there were 990 more risk management professionals working in Washington State than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington State, this field has grown by 24% in four years. 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 Washington State

$74,127 $76,587 $78,920 $81,200 $82,963
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Risk Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington State, as the number of risk management professionals is growing, the salaries earned by risk management professionals are increasing. In 2006 risk management professionals made a mean salary of $74,127 per year, and in 2010 they made $82,963 per year.

Salary percentiles for Risk management professionals in Washington State

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This represents a 11% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Washington State state, within the field of risk management, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid risk management professionals earn 173% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Risk management professionals and related professions in Washington State

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

In Washington State, 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 Washington State


The number of students graduating from the only accredited risk management school in Washington State is increasing. In 2006, 8 students graduated from risk management courses in Washington State. And in 2010, 9 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of risk management school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State by 13%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in risk management.

Risk Management Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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