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Compliance Analyst Salary

The average Compliance Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $54K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $8K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Compliance Analysts can bottom out near $36K or peak near $79K depending on individual performance. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by location, followed by years of experience and the specific company. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women account for the majority of Compliance Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. The majority of Compliance Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$38,417 - $76,582
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,616
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$14.24 - $27.87
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$14
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$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,417 - $76,582  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,364  
Profit Sharing
$685 - $9,759  
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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$35,654 - $79,189  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,525
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.24 - $27.87  
   
Overtime
$19.83 - $43.36  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,364  
   
Profit Sharing
$685 - $9,759  
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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$35,654 - $79,189  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 263

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Job Description for Compliance Analyst

Compliance analysts are responsible for ensuring that compliance has been achieved inside and/or outside their organizations.

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Compliance Analyst Tasks

  • Evaluate organizational compliance performance.
  • Support implementation of compliance policies and procedures.
  • Aggregate, process, and distribute compliance-related data.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Compliance Analyst


J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) pays the most with a median salary of $51K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $39K to a high of $82K.

Popular Skills for Compliance Analyst


Survey results suggest that Compliance Analysts put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Regulatory Compliance, Legal Compliance, and Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 12 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Bank Security Act Compliance and Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with Data Analysis also know Research Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Analyst

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


For Compliance Analysts, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $50K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $60K. Compliance Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $61K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $64K.

Pay Difference by Location


New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Compliance Analysts, 32 percent above the national average. Compliance Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+26 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), Boston (+14 percent), and San Diego (+14 percent). Trailing the national average by 11 percent, Tampa is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are St. Louis (5 percent less) and Houston (4 percent less).

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Experience Affects Compliance Analyst Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Compliance Analyst Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 12%




Auditing
up arrow 4%

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$53,000

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Bank Security Act Compliance
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 380 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%