Compliance & Privacy Officer Salary

Compliance & Privacy Officers in the United States pull down an average of $74K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women account for the majority of Compliance & Privacy Officers who took the survey — 83 percent to be exact. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,367 - $124,061
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$39K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $74,440
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$13.07 - $34.94
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$13
$19
$35
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$39,367 - $124,061  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,933  
Total Pay (?
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$35,284 - $122,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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Hourly Rate
$13.07 - $34.94  
   
Overtime
$20.31 - $35.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,933  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,284 - $122,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Compliance & Privacy Officer

  • Conduct or direct the internal investigation of compliance issues.
  • Oversee and monitor activities for compliance with company, state and federal regulations.
  • Assess product, compliance, or operational risks and develop risk management strategies.
  • Conduct periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed.

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Professional skills reported by Compliance & Privacy Officers are few in number. Most notably, facility with Regulatory Compliance and HIPAA Compliance are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent and 11 percent, respectively. Many workers who know HIPAA Compliance also know Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Compliance & Privacy Officer

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


Compliance & Privacy Officers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $51K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $80K. On average, Compliance & Privacy Officers make $82K following one to two decades on the job. 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 $84K.

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Experience Affects Compliance & Privacy Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Compliance & Privacy Officer Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 24%


National Average
$67,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%