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Risk Management in Washington State

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Schools Offering Risk Management Programs in Washington State

Each year, approximately 0.0% of Washington State graduates receive degrees in risk management. In other words, every year an estimated 9 risk managers graduate from Washington State's 2 risk management schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State with a risk management program is Central Washington University, which is located in Ellensburg. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, Central Washington University graduated 9 students from its risk management program. Students at Central Washington University paid $7,110 per year in tuition fees.

Bellevue College, which was ranked 85th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Washington State that has a risk management program. It is located in Bellevue. Bellevue College charged in-state students $3,060 in tuition fees per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Washington State's risk management schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,085 per year, though tuition can range from $7,110 per year to $3,060 per year. In 2010, the risk management schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Washington State were:

  1. Central Washington University - located in Ellensburg, students are charged $7,110 per year
  2. Bellevue College - located in Bellevue, students are charged $3,060 per year

The following Washington State risk management schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Bellevue College - located in Bellevue, students are charged $3,060 per year
  2. Central Washington University - located in Ellensburg, students are charged $7,110 per year

A risk management degree from a Washington State school... what next?

A large number of Washington State risk management graduates become risk managers. Washington State had 3,410 risk managers in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Washington State risk managers:

  1. King County - 1,990 risk managers
  2. Spokane County - 230 risk managers
  3. Kitsap County - 160 risk managers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 4,370 risk managers will be working in Washington State state. This would require the number of risk managers to grow by 5%.


A risk manager in Washington State makes an average of $63,510 per year. But, salaries for risk managers can vary. In 2010, risk managers made as little as less than $30,000 per year or as much as more than $113,030 per year in Washington State. On average a risk manager earns the most in the following Washington State counties:

  1. Spokane County - $70,580 per year
  2. Kitsap County - $69,700 per year
  3. Clallam County - $68,120 per year

The Washington State counties with the lowest average salary for risk managers are:

  1. Whatcom County - $45,400 per year
  2. Yakima County - $47,540 per year
  3. Benton County - $49,150 per year

More Information

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

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  • Bachelor's Degree in Risk Management in Washington State

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Financial Specialists, All Other 3,410 $63,510 -4.5%

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