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How much does a Risk Specialist make?

Updated Oct 21, 2021

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$64,385 /yr
Average Base Pay

115 salaries

$38K

Low

$64K

Average

$109K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Risk Specialist is $64,385 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Risk Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 115 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Risk Specialist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Risk Manager$126,675 /yr
L3
Senior Risk Manager$130,934 /yr
L4
Lead Risk Manager$113,157 /yr
Career Path

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Capital One
4.1

Capital One

Risk Specialist

$68,519

 /yr
Range: $32K - $103K
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$32K

$103K

$32,375 - $102,771 Range

Amazon
3.7

Amazon

Risk Specialist

$76,483

 /yr
Range: $59K - $81K

$59K

$81K

$58,627 - $80,749 Range

PNC Financial Services Group
3.7

PNC Financial Services Group

Risk Specialist

$69,030

 /yr
Range: $60K - $100K

$60K

$100K

$60,000 - $99,912 Range

Ingo Money
3.3

Ingo Money

Risk Specialist - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

Simple Finance
4.4

Simple Finance

Risk Specialist - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $20 - $26

$20

$26

$20 - $26 Range

BBVA
3.8

BBVA

Risk Specialist

$58,688

 /yr
Range: $46K - $70K

$46K

$70K

$45,980 - $69,544 Range

PayPal
4.1

PayPal

Risk Specialist - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $21 - $43

$21

$43

$21 - $43 Range

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ComplianceLine

Risk Specialist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $22

$19

$22

$19 - $22 Range

Square
4.2

Square

Risk Specialist

$76,748

 /yr
Range: $70K - $86K

$70K

$86K

$70,000 - $86,284 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Risk Specialist - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $30 - $31

$30

$31

$30 - $31 Range

UBS
3.9

UBS

Risk Specialist

$125,157

 /yr
Range: $103K - $178K

$103K

$178K

$102,720 - $177,756 Range

Citi
3.9

Citi

Risk Specialist - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $27

$14

$27

$14 - $27 Range

Bank of America
4

Bank of America

Risk Specialist

$108,853

 /yr
Range: $83K - $117K

$83K

$117K

$82,791 - $117,188 Range

Citizens
3.6

Citizens

Risk Specialist
About 

$65K -$80K

$65K

$80K

$64,569 - $79,900 Range

PBF Energy
3.7

PBF Energy

Risk Specialist
About 

$69K -$75K

$69K

$75K

$69,025 - $75,420 Range

Vivid Seats
4.1

Vivid Seats

Risk Specialist
About 

$35K -$42K

$35K

$42K

$35,232 - $41,545 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Risk Specialist
About 

$74K -$89K

$74K

$89K

$74,023 - $89,196 Range

Blueline Rental
3

Blueline Rental

Risk Specialist
About 

$55K -$59K

$55K

$59K

$54,526 - $59,228 Range

Trucept
3.4

Trucept

Risk Specialist
About 

$62K -$68K

$62K

$68K

$61,866 - $68,167 Range

Barclays
4

Barclays

Risk Specialist
About 

$112K -$123K

$112K

$123K

$112,500 - $122,778 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Risk Specialist salaries

The national average salary for a Risk Specialist is $64,385 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Risk Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 115 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Risk Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a Risk Specialist in United States is $108,878 per year.

The lowest salary for a Risk Specialist in United States is $38,074 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Risk Specialist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Risk Specialist.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent risk specialist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$128,000
per year
A Financial Risk Manager in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $128,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$140,000
per year
A Credit Risk Manager in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$210,000
per year
A Risk Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $210,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
An Enterprise Risk Management in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$74,000
per year
A Fraud Risk Manager in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $74,000 per year
Additional Pay
$14k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$30
hourly
A Risk Management in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Intern
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
An Ernst & Young Risk Advisory in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$212,673
per year
A Portfolio Risk Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $212,673 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Personal Risk Specialist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k commissions
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
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