Compliance/Policy Director Salary
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.
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, 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.