Lincoln has a total population of 225,581 and a student population of 42,081. Of these students, 24,100 are enrolled in schools that offer risk management programs.
Lincoln's largest risk management school is University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In 2010, University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduated approximately 32 students from its risk management program.
A total of 32 students graduated with credentials in risk management from risk management schools in Lincoln in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Lincoln's risk management schools was $18,395 per year for instate students and $29,435 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $990 for risk management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lincoln-based risk management schools, you will have an added expense of $7,260 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,135.
If you decide to work as a risk manager in Lincoln, your job prospects are good. There were 280 risk managers working in Nebraska and 50 working in the greater Lincoln area in 2010. The government projects that the number of risk managers in Lincoln will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for risk managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a risk manager in Lincoln is $53,800 per year, which is the same as the average for risk managers state-wide.