Learn about the types of people who become risk management specialists. This page goes into detail about the employment, gender, and ethnic ratios of the workplace.
Employment Type Mix, 2023
94% of risk management specialists work in full-time roles while 6% work part-time.
Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2023
This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming a risk management specialist. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.
More men than women are interested in becoming risk management specialists at a ratio of 2.32 to 1.
Actual Gender Mix, 2023
49% of risk management specialists are female and 51% are male.
Gender Bias, 2023
This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being a risk management specialist and the actual gender mix of people in the career.
If there is a significant difference, then it means there is a gender imbalance between those interested in becoming a risk management specialist and those who end up becoming one.
In this case there are more men interested in becoming a risk management specialist than those actually working as one. It is hard to pinpoint the exact reasons why, but there are likely various forces at play, from changing interests over time to societal norms and biases.
Ethnic Mix, 2019
The largest ethnic group of risk management specialists are White, making up 50% of the population. The next highest segments are East Asian and Black or African American, making up 12% and 11% respectively.