Risk Control Specialist Salary

Risk Control Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $63K annually. Most have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. Job satisfaction for Risk Control Specialists is high. Women make up a slight majority of Risk Control Specialists (52 percent) survey respondents. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,465 - $101,646

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$36,867 - $103,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Job Description for Risk Control Specialist

Risk control specialists are responsible for assessing the risk-levels of various pieces of technology.


Risk Control Specialist Tasks

  • Maintain and implement the risk management plan.
  • Analyze portfolio trends, score cut offs, loss trends, and portfolio dynamics.
  • Assist in preventing, identifying, analyzing, handling, tracking, reducing and controlling risks to customer or company.
  • Monitor for fraud, accounts that are nearing their credit limit, and past due accounts.

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Pay by Experience Level for Risk Control Specialist

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

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Risk Control Specialists. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $45K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $63K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $84K in this role. Risk Control Specialists who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $102K on average.

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Experience Affects Risk Control Specialist Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


52 %
48 %

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: 86% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 14%