Compliance/Policy Director Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Compliance/Policy Directors in the United States, with median pay hovering around $101K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Female Compliance/Policy Directors survey participants are more prevalent than men — 63 percent of professionals. Work is enjoyable for Compliance/Policy Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$55,977 - $148,994
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$56K
$100K
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MEDIAN: $100,542
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$55,977 - $148,994  
   
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$2,013 - $36,143  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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$54,596 - $167,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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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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Compliance/Policy Directors report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Regulatory Compliance and Legal Compliance are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 30 percent and 16 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Compliance/Policy Director

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


Compliance/Policy Directors with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Although employees with less than five years' experience earn around $83K on average, the five-to-10 year group has a much higher, six-figure median of $101K. Compliance/Policy Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $110K. Compliance/Policy Directors who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $142K.

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Experience Affects Compliance/Policy Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$104,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Compliance/Policy Director Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 30%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 16%

National Average
$104,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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