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Compliance & Privacy Officer Salary

Compliance & Privacy Officers in the United States pull down an average of $68K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Compliance & Privacy Officers (83 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most Compliance & Privacy Officers report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$38,221 - $115,494
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MEDIAN: $68,001
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$13.17 - $34.68
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$38,221 - $115,494  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,774  
Total Pay (?
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$35,344 - $118,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.17 - $34.68  
   
Overtime
$20.01 - $37.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,774  
   
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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$35,344 - $118,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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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Compliance & Privacy Officers report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Regulatory Compliance and HIPAA Compliance are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent and 18 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Compliance & Privacy Officer

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $51K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $75K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $78K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $76K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Compliance & Privacy Officer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Compliance & Privacy Officer Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 31%


National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%