Six-figure salaries are the norm for Compliance/Policy Directors in the United States, with median pay hovering around $104K per year. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Compliance/Policy Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women Compliance/Policy Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$50,932 - $157,321
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MEDIAN: $104,491
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$50,932 - $157,321  
   
Bonus
$1,472 - $28,339  
Profit Sharing
$5,042  
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$48,718 - $179,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $65K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $83K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $127K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $162K.

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Key Stats for Compliance/Policy Director

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
042
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Compliance/Policy Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$113,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 26%

Entry-Level
up arrow 43%

Skills That Affect Compliance/Policy Director Salaries

National Average
$113,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 13%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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