Entry-Level Compliance Analyst Salary

Entry-Level Compliance Analysts take home an average $51K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Compliance Analysts, overall income ranges from $35K near the bottom to $73K at the top; this can include more than $8K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Entry-Level Compliance Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,291 - $71,423
(Median)
$37K
$51K
$71K
MEDIAN: $51,499
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$14.31 - $26.86
(Median)
$14
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,291 - $71,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,985  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $4,966  
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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$35,014 - $72,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.31 - $26.86  
   
Overtime
$19.62 - $40.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,985  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $4,966  
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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$35,014 - $72,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 242
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The biggest paychecks can be found at Citigroup, Inc. — the median salary there is $60K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $36K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $72K.

Employees at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) take home the smallest paychecks, and $50K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $44K and quickly nearing the top at only $64K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,963

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Compliance Analysts, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 31 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Compliance Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+24 percent), Boston (+17 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and Minneapolis (+9 percent). Tampa ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 12 percent below the national average. Denver and Newark are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 6 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Compliance Analyst Salaries

Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
up arrow 18%

Project Management
up arrow 15%


Regulatory Compliance
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Compliance (Financial)
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Auditing
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Research Analysis
0%

National Average
$51,000

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
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Legal Research
up arrow 5%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 14%

Internal Audit
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 215 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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