Risk Control Manager Salary

Nearly three in five of Risk Control Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $53K to $145K per year, but median earnings come to around $88K per year. Cash earnings for Risk Control Managers — which occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and more than $29K from profit sharing — stretch from around $53K to approximately $145K. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number get medical and dental insurance, and a fair number get vision plans, too. Women make up a slight majority of Risk Control Managers (51 percent) survey respondents. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,979 - $127,317
MEDIAN: $87,790

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$52,979 - $127,317  
$1,953 - $20,273  
Profit Sharing
$0.21 - $29,361  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$52,597 - $145,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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Job Description for Risk Control Manager

  • Train and support operations around risk and control management.
  • Interact with regulatory groups and partners to develop, review, and communicate risk and control issues.
  • Analyze business processes to identify factors that increase or decrease accidents, risks, and compliance.
  • Identify trends for risk, adverse events, and issue escalation and create strategies.

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Risk Control Managers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Fortunate workers who know Project Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 20 percent above average. Employees educated in Project Management are typically practiced in Risk Management / Risk Control, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Risk Control Manager

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

Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $76K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $95K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $106K. Risk Control Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Risk Control Manager Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Risk Control Manager Salaries

Project Management
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.


51 %
49 %

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: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 8%