Entry-Level Compliance Analyst Salary

Entry-Level Compliance Analysts can expect to earn an average of $51K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Compliance Analysts, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $5K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $35K and $73K. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Compliance Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of 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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Although Citigroup, Inc. leads the field in pay with a median salary of $60K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $36K on the low end all the way up to $72K at the top.

Pay for Entry-Level Compliance Analysts is the lowest at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), which has a median salary of $50K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $64K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,963

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Compliance Analysts that is 31 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Compliance Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+24 percent), Boston (+17 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and Minneapolis (+9 percent). In Tampa, salaries are 12 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Denver and Newark (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
up arrow 4%

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
up arrow 3%

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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