Compliance & Privacy Officer Salary

The average Compliance & Privacy Officer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $82K per year. Almost all claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Compliance & Privacy Officers who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,701 - $138,702
$49K
$82K
$140K
MEDIAN: $82,308
10%
50%
90%

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$16.70 - $50.87
$21
MEDIAN: $20.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,701 - $138,702  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,650  
Total Pay (?
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$47,166 - $139,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.93  
   
Overtime
$26.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,650  
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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$47,166 - $139,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Compliance & Privacy Officer

Compliance and privacy officers ensure that their company complies with industry and company rules, as well as that confidential corporate information remains private. These officers explain the content and meaning of rules to employees within their organization, as well as ensure those rules are followed; they also make sure that the existing policies meet current regulation requirements. In some businesses, the position of compliance and privacy officer is split into two positions; smaller businesses are more likely to employ a single person for both jobs. A large number of employers hire compliance and privacy officers, such as healthcare organizations, the federal government, and large and small businesses.

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Compliance & Privacy Officer Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Compliance & Privacy Officer

Pay by Experience for a Compliance & Privacy Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Compliance & Privacy Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Compliance & Privacy Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Compliance & Privacy Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 24 salaries. A Compliance & Privacy Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Compliance & Privacy Officer

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Compliance & Privacy Officer Salaries

▲18%

▲16%

▲3%

National Average
$84,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Compliance & Privacy Officer Salaries


National Average
$84,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 8%