Pay for North American risk professionals has increased rapidly since 2019

Published: Tuesday, 01 February 2022 11:21

Risk professionals at all levels and responsibilities in the United States experienced an average 12.6 percent base salary increase in 2021 compared to 2019, while Canadian practitioners experienced an average 15.9 percent increase in the same period, according to the latest RIMS Compensation Survey.

The survey provides detailed compensation analysis by industry, location, and position for virtually all risk professional positions. The survey also explores the impact of education, experience, and demographical data on compensation, as well as benefits and additional cash compensation programs available to practitioners.

Compared to the 2019 survey, key findings from the RIMS 2021 Compensation Survey include:

The bi-annual survey is available in the RIMS Bookstore at