Risk Control Specialist Salary

For Risk Control Specialists, yearly average wages total $65K annually. Women make up a slight majority of Risk Control Specialists (54 percent) survey respondents. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. For the most part, Risk Control Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,465 - $101,646
MEDIAN: $64,816

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$36,867 - $103,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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.

Risk Control Specialists with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $46K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $65K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Risk Control Specialists make a median salary of $85K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $100K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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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.


54 %
46 %

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%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 14%