Risk Management Schools
There are 112 accredited risk management schools in the country. As a professor or instructor of risk management classes at one of these schools, you play a crucial role in shaping the future of this growing field. Below are charts, statistics and analysis of the trends in risk management academia which includes risk management training at the following levels:
- Risk Management Certificate
- Associates degree in Risk Management
- Bachelors degree in Risk Management
- Masters degree in Risk Management
- PhD degree in Risk Management
- Dark Yellow: Actual Values
In 2010, 235,170 risk management professionals were working in the US. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of risk management professionals has grown by 21%.
This growth is faster than the growth for all careers during the same time period. There was a 1% decline for all careers.
Risk management professionals in the US earned a median salary of $73,197 per year in 2010. The median yearly salary for risk management professionals in the US was 19% more than that for all professions, which was $68,155 per year.
- Light Blue: Salaries
Risk management professionals' salaries have grown by 9% between the years 2006 and 2010.
- Yellow: Associate's Degree in Risk Management
- Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Risk Management
- Red: Doctorates Degree in Risk Management
- Light blue: Master's Degree in Risk Management
- Grey: Certificate in Risk Management
The career outlook for risk management professionals is showing a rapid change. However, on the educational front, the story is quite different. In 2006, 1,562 students graduated from risk management degree programs in the US. In 2010, 1,870 students graduated from risk management schools.
This represents a 20% change in the number of graduates. This growth in the number of students graduating from risk management courses is greater than the 12% growth nationally for students graduating from institutions of higher learning in general.
It is interesting to note that as student graduation is up, the number of schools offering risk management programs has also increased. There were 58 risk management schools across the country in 2006. And there were 112 schools in 2010.
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- California12 Schools
- Pennsylvania11 Schools
- Texas8 Schools
- Illinois8 Schools
- Indiana7 Schools
- Michigan6 Schools
- New York6 Schools
- Minnesota5 Schools
- Ohio5 Schools
- Wisconsin4 Schools
- Missouri4 Schools
- Iowa3 Schools
- Mississippi3 Schools
- North Carolina3 Schools
- Georgia3 Schools
- Oklahoma2 Schools
- Kentucky2 Schools
- South Carolina2 Schools
- Louisiana2 Schools
- Connecticut2 Schools
- New Jersey2 Schools
- Florida2 Schools
- Oregon1 Schools
- Maryland1 Schools
- Utah1 Schools
- Massachusetts1 Schools
- Washington State1 Schools
- Arizona1 Schools
- Arkansas1 Schools
- Montana1 Schools
- Nebraska1 Schools
- Washington DC1 Schools