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Risk Management in California

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Schools Offering Risk Management Programs in California

Each year, approximately 0.0% of California graduates receive degrees in risk management. That means an estimated 39 risk managers graduate from California's 12 risk management schools each year.

Top Schools

University of California-Los Angeles, which was ranked 5th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in California that has a risk management program. It is located in Los Angeles. In 2010, 36 students graduated from University of California-Los Angeles' risk management program. Students at University of California-Los Angeles paid $10,781 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in California with a risk management program is Sierra College, which is located in Rocklin. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Sierra College risk management program. Sierra College charged in-state students $668 in tuition fees per year.

Southwestern College, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in California that has a risk management program. It is located in Chula Vista. Students at Southwestern College paid $772 per year in tuition fees.


If you choose to attend a California risk management school, average tuition will be $1,565 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $624 per year to $10,781 per year. In 2010, the risk management schools that charged the highest tuition rates in California were:

  1. University of California-Los Angeles - located in Los Angeles, students are charged $10,781 per year
  2. Palomar College - located in San Marcos, students are charged $826 per year
  3. Riverside Community College - located in Riverside, students are charged $817 per year

The risk management schools in California that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. San Joaquin Delta College - located in Stockton, students are charged $624 per year
  2. Santa Monica College - located in Santa Monica, students are charged $652 per year
  3. College of San Mateo - located in San Mateo, students are charged $658 per year

A risk manager in the following counties in California make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Tulare County - $46,230 per year
  2. Shasta County - $47,510 per year
  3. Santa Cruz County - $54,600 per year

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Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional California statistics regarding a career in risk management and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business administration or emergency management.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Master's Degree in Risk Management in California
  • Certificate in Risk Management in California

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Financial specialists, all other 26,140 $67,730

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