How much does a Chief Risk Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Risk Officer salary in the United States is $259,200 as of January 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $213,600 and $321,300. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Chief Risk Officer is responsible for planning and directing business analysis, risk modeling, and loss prevention programs. Oversees all aspects of an organization's risk management function. Being a Chief Risk Officer typically reports to top management. Requires a bachelor's degree. The Chief Risk Officer manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head. (Copyright 2021

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