Compliance Associate Salary (United States)

A Compliance Associate earns an average salary of $51,458 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Internal Audit and Compliance (Financial). Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Compliance Associate Salary (?
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$34,170 - $79,959
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MEDIAN: $51,457
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Compliance Associate Salary (?
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$9.97 - $23.79
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,170 - $79,959  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,160  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,936  
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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$29,307 - $90,958  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 197
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $23.79  
   
Overtime
$13.73 - $38.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,160  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,936  
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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$29,307 - $90,958  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Job Description for Compliance Associate

A compliance associate ensures that their company’s employees comply with all guidelines, management directives, and human resources policies. They make sure staff members conform to industry practices and professional standards in all activities, with specific practices and standards depending on the company and field. Other tasks completed by the compliance associate include investigating and resolving compliance issues, implementing procedures for monitoring compliance guidelines, maintaining files and databases of all records relating to compliance and risk, and participating in compliance audits. They are also responsible for reviewing agency reports, formulating responses and corrective actions regarding agency reports, and distributing information regarding new and ongoing requirements. Compliance associates generally work full time in an office setting; these professionals may work in a variety of fields.
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Compliance Associate Tasks
  • Conduct monthly and yearly branch/departmental compliance reviews.
  • Research and report on regulatory changes to ensure compliance.
  • Discipline and/or re-train employees in the event of compliance guideline violations.
  • Assist with training new employees on compliance procedures and answer questions regarding policies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Associate

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Boston
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Chicago
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National Average
$49,000
Washington
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Experience Affects Compliance Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Compliance Associate Salaries

Internal Audit
up arrow 29%
Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 15%
National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 12%
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