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Risk Management in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Risk Management Programs in New Jersey

Each year, approximately 0.0% of New Jersey graduates receive degrees in risk management. That means an estimated 21 risk managers graduate from New Jersey's 2 risk management schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a risk management program is Rider University. Rider University, which was ranked 38th in the country in 2010, is located in Trenton. 4 students graduated with a degree in risk management from Rider University in 2010. Rider University charged in-state students $30,470 in tuition fees per year.

Saint Peter's College, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a risk management program. It is located in Jersey City. In 2010, Saint Peter's College graduated 17 students from its risk management program. Tuition at Saint Peter's College was $28,332 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of New Jersey's risk management schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $29,401 per year, though tuition can range from $30,470 per year to $28,332 per year. In 2010, the risk management schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  1. Rider University - located in Trenton, students are charged $30,470 per year
  2. Saint Peter's College - located in Jersey City, students are charged $28,332 per year

The lowest tuition rates at New Jersey risk management schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Saint Peter's College - located in Jersey City, students are charged $28,332 per year
  2. Rider University - located in Trenton, students are charged $30,470 per year

A risk management degree from a New Jersey school... what next?

Most people who graduate from risk management school in New Jersey go on to work as a risk manager. New Jersey had 8,810 risk managers in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of New Jersey risk managers:

  1. Essex County - 2,210 risk managers
  2. Middlesex County - 2,120 risk managers
  3. Mercer County - 960 risk managers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of risk managers is expected to grow by 4% by 2018. There are projected to be 8,800 risk managers working in the New Jersey then.


A risk manager in New Jersey makes an average of $66,510 per year. In 2010, however, some New Jersey risk managers earned as little as less than $28,190 per year or as much as more than $111,250 per year. The following counties in New Jersey have the highest average salaries for risk managers:

  1. Mercer County - $69,600 per year
  2. Essex County - $68,320 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $63,930 per year

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

  1. Burlington County - $61,480 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $61,970 per year
  3. Atlantic County - $62,230 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in risk management in New Jersey and to compare salaries with various related fields such as business administration or emergency management, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Risk Management in New Jersey
  • Master's Degree in Risk Management in New Jersey

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Financial Specialists, All Other 8,810 $66,510 107.8%

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