Compliance/Policy Director Salary

The average Compliance/Policy Director in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $104K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Men working as Compliance/Policy Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. The majority of Compliance/Policy Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$52,801 - $159,038
$53K
$100K
$160K
MEDIAN: $104,046
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Salary
$52,801 - $159,038  
   
Bonus
$1,468 - $28,539  
Profit Sharing
$5,042  
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$50,335 - $181,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Job Description for Compliance/Policy Director

  • Develop, implement and communicate compliance policies and procedures.
  • Assure proper reporting and documentation.
  • Evaluate emerging compliance issues and trends.
  • Conduct internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed.
  • Provide objective, independent review of compliance risk.

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Pay by Experience Level for Compliance/Policy Director

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


For many Compliance/Policy Directors, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $60K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $99K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $127K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $162K.

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Key Stats for Compliance/Policy Director

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
20%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Compliance/Policy Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$113,000

Mid-Career
▼13%

Entry-Level
▼47%

Skills That Affect Compliance/Policy Director Salaries

National Average
$113,000

Regulatory Compliance
▼13%

Legal Compliance
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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