Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officer Salary

An average Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officer can expect to take home roughly $108K annually. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers — which occasionally include more than $40K from bonuses and more than $24K from profit sharing — stretch from around $72K to approximately $184K. The majority of Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$71,635 - $165,246
MEDIAN: $107,581

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Salary $71,635 - $165,246
Bonus $2,460 - $39,732
Profit Sharing $1,226 - $24,468
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$71,940 - $184,365
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 195

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $115,815

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Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 46 percent. Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+23 percent) and Chicago (+8 percent). Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers in Phoenix take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 29 percent less than the national average.

Key Stats for Chief Compliance Officer


60 %
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Chief Compliance Officer Salaries

Legal Compliance

National Average

Compliance (Financial)

Regulatory Compliance

Risk Management / Risk Control

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.


60 %
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 12%