The average Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officer can expect to rake in roughly $102K annually. In the world of Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers, overall income ranges from $69K near the bottom to $186K at the top; this can include more than $39K from bonuses and more than $25K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. For the most part, Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$64,541 - $161,467
MEDIAN: $102,416

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$64,541 - $161,467  
$1,546 - $39,467  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $25,000  
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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).
$68,765 - $186,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 196

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $108,328

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Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 60 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+34 percent). Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers in Dallas earn salaries far below the national average by 23 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Chief Compliance Officer Salaries

Legal Compliance
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Regulatory Compliance
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Compliance (Financial)
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


58 %
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 15%