Risk Control Consultant Salary

Risk Control Consultants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $74K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Risk Control Consultants who answered the questionnnaire. Most get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$54,810 - $99,759
MEDIAN: $73,658

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$54,810 - $99,759  
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$55,330 - $106,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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Job Description for Risk Control Consultant

Risk control consultants generally work for insurance companies, though experienced consultants may work independently and serve multiple insurance companies. These consultants must be thoroughly knowledgeable of risk management and loss control technical disciplines and should have, or be willing to obtain, professional designations such as associate in risk management (ARM) and other safety-related designations.


Risk Control Consultant Tasks

  • Perform accident investigations and client based consultative services, including evaluations of risk management programs and safety procedures.
  • Perform loss control surveys of property and casualty exposures.
  • Develop custom solutions and advise clients on best practices in risk mitigation and safety management strategies.
  • Provide support to the underwriting process by providing an overall opinion of the risk.
  • Implement programs using generally accepted project management and consulting practices.

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Survey results show that Risk Control Consultants typically report just a few professional skills. Safety Compliance and Risk Management / Risk Control are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Risk Control Consultants with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $63K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $76K. On average, Risk Control Consultants make $87K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $94K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Safety Compliance
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Risk Management / Risk Control

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


29 %
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 7%