The Leaders in Risk Management & Compliance Executive Recruiting

Archive for January, 2011

Europe and NY Based Risk Professionals in Asset Management Earn Top Compensation

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

As recently reported in Risk Talent Associates 2010 Professional Compensation Survey covering Asset Management, risk management jobs based in Europe and New York earned the most compensation.  This was followed closely by the northeast United States.  As in years past, cash and non-cash bonuses drive differentiation between regions while salaries remain more consistent across geographies.

View our full survey covering total compensation for risk management jobs in asset management.

Salaries Slightly Up for Risk Management Jobs in Energy

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

A top risk recruiter, Risk Talent Associates, recently released their 2010 Professional Compensation Survey covering Energy jobs in risk management.  The survey showed that salaries from 2008 to 2009 went up for risk management jobs in energy with the titles of Vice President, Director, Managing Director, and Chief Risk Officer.

Risk Talent is a risk recruiter that places energy risk professionals in one of the following risk areas:  market risk, credit risk, operational risk, enterprise risk, financial compliance, risk technology, or quantitative finance.

Risk Recruiter Reports Chief Risk Officers in Energy See Total Comp Grow

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Risk Talent Associates, a risk recruiter for risk management jobs, reported that the growth rate in the energy sector for total compensation from 2008 to 2009 was greatest for those with the title of Chief Risk Officer.  However, those in risk management jobs titled managing director had a higher total compensation than those with the title of Chief Risk Officer.  Total compensation in 2009 was $544,000 and $442,744, respectively.

Full details can be found in Risk Talent’s 2010 Professional Compensation Survey covering Energy.

More Experienced Risk Management Jobs Show Bonus Surpasses Salary

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

In 2009, for energy risk professionals with 16 years or more of experience their bonus amount is a greater portion of their total compensation than their salary.  This is not the case for energy risk professionals with less years of experience.  View the actual bonus to salary break-down for 2008 and 2009 in Risk Talent’s 2010 Professional Compensation Survey covering Energy.

Risk Talent is an executive search firm for energy risk jobs in these areas:  market risk, credit risk, operational risk, enterprise risk, financial compliance, risk technology, or quantitative finance.

Energy Risk Professionals with More Experience Have Greatest Comp Growth

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Risk Talent’s 2010 Professional Compensation Survey covering Energy jobs in risk management reported that growth rates in total compensation are highest for risk managers with more than 16 years of experience.  Total compensation for energy risk management professionals with more than 16 years of experience in 2008 was $389,000 compared to a growth in 2009 to $420,000.  Energy risk management professionals with less experience saw slower growth and a decline for those with 11-15 years of experience.

Risk Talent is a risk management recruiter that places energy risk professionals in one of the following risk areas:  market risk, credit risk, operational risk, enterprise risk, financial compliance, risk technology, or quantitative finance.

Total Compensation, Salary and Bonus by Years of Experience (US Dollars)

Source: Risk Talent Associates Salary Survey 2010. All figures in US Dollars and rounded to nearest thousand.

Positive Indicators for Energy Risk Professionals in Risk Management Jobs

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Risk Talent Associates, an executive search firm for energy risk professionals in risk management jobs, found in their 2010 Compensation Survey covering Energy that there are many positive indicators for the energy segment. 

  • 92% of respondents reported receiving a bonus for 2009.
  • Job movement is slightly down with 21% of respondents reporting a job change in the last two years, as compared to the 25% reported in last year’s survey.
  • Looking forward, 22% of respondents indicate that they are likely to move to a new job in the future.

Full details can be found in Risk Talent’s 2010 Professional Compensation Survey covering Energy.

Announcing Risk Talent’s 2010 Comp Survey covering Energy

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Risk Talent Associates, a risk management recruiter, which executes Chief Risk Officer recruiting and executive searches for risk management and financial compliance professionals at leading financial services and consulting firms around the world, recently announced their findings for their 2010 Compensation Survey covering Energy.  Overall, compensation growth for risk professionals in energy has slowed.  This industry revealed growth in total compensation of 3.4% and growth in salary of 2.2% in 2009 over 2008 for energy risk professionals.

Full details can be found in Risk Talent’s 2010 Professional Compensation Survey covering Energy.

Europe and NY Based Risk Professionals in Asset Management Earn Top Compensation

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

As recently reported in Risk Talent Associates 2010 Professional Compensation Survey covering Asset Management, risk management jobs based in Europe and New York earned the most compensation.  This was followed closely by the northeast United States.  As in years past, cash and non-cash bonuses drive differentiation between regions while salaries remain more consistent across geographies.

View our full survey covering total compensation for risk management jobs in asset management.

Enterprise Risk Professionals Have Highest Comp in Asset Management

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Risk Talent’s 2010 Professional Compensation Survey of Asset Management professionals in risk management jobs revealed that Enterprise risk professionals (13% of respondents) receive the highest total compensation, exceeding professionals who focus on a single risk area including Market Risk (49% of respondents), Credit Risk (20% of respondents) and Operational Risk (7% of respondents).

See results below or view our full survey covering total compensation for risk management jobs in asset management.

2009 Total Compensation by Risk Type (USD)

Source: Risk Talent Associates Salary Survey 2010. All figures in US Dollars and rounded to nearest thousand.

Notes:  Percentage of overall respondents reported in brackets “(%)”.