Six-figure salaries are the norm for Compliance/Policy Directors in the United States, with median pay hovering around $105K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Work is enjoyable for Compliance/Policy Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,411 - $160,387
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$49K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $105,254
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$49,411 - $160,387  
   
Bonus
$1,468 - $28,539  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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$47,500 - $181,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Job Description for Compliance/Policy Director

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

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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, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $60K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $82K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $128K. Compliance/Policy Directors 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 $162K on average.

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Experience Affects Compliance/Policy Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$119,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 31%

Entry-Level
up arrow 49%

Skills That Affect Compliance/Policy Director Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 7%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$119,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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