Compliance & Privacy Officer Salary

Median pay for Compliance & Privacy Officers in the United States is around $76K per year. Women make up the vast majority of Compliance & Privacy Officers (83 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for Compliance & Privacy Officers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,029 - $125,530
(Median)
$45K
$76K
$130K
MEDIAN: $76,384
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$13.17 - $34.68
(Median)
$13
$18
$35
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$45,029 - $125,530  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
Total Pay (?
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$37,694 - $123,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.17 - $34.68  
   
Overtime
$22.41 - $37.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
   
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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$37,694 - $123,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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 only report a few specific skills. Regulatory Compliance and HIPAA Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Competency in HIPAA Compliance frequently indicates knowledge of Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Compliance & Privacy Officer

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $55K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $83K. Compliance & Privacy Officers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $83K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $86K.

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Experience Affects Compliance & Privacy Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Compliance & Privacy Officer Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 15%

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$73,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%
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