There are currently an estimated 135,900 risk management specialists in the United States. The risk management specialist job market is expected to grow by 9.6% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are risk management specialists?

CareerExplorer rates risk management specialists with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 18,300 risk management specialists. That number is based on 13,100 additional risk management specialists, and the retirement of 5,200 existing risk management specialists.

What’s the supply of risk management specialists?

The risk management specialist industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Florida

Risk Management Specialist job market by state

State Name Employed Risk Management Specialists
California 17,210
Texas 9,470
Florida 7,010
New Jersey 5,840
Ohio 5,470
Illinois 5,190
Maryland 5,060
Michigan 4,270
Georgia 4,270
Virginia 4,180
New York 4,110
Colorado 3,990
North Carolina 3,860
Pennsylvania 3,700
Minnesota 3,510
District of Columbia 3,050
Washington 3,040
Massachusetts 2,790
Missouri 2,570
Tennessee 2,160
Arizona 2,110
Indiana 2,110
Wisconsin 1,630
Oregon 1,560
Iowa 1,420
Kentucky 1,240
Louisiana 1,220
Nevada 1,020
Utah 950
Connecticut 900
New Mexico 900
Oklahoma 840
South Carolina 840
Puerto Rico 820
West Virginia 710
Rhode Island 690
Alabama 670
Delaware 650
Hawaii 610
Kansas 600
Idaho 550
Nebraska 420
Mississippi 410
Maine 400
Alaska 360
North Dakota 330
New Hampshire 290
Montana 290
Vermont 120
Wyoming 90