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Compliance Auditor Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Compliance Auditor is $51,190 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Regulatory Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.
Compliance Auditor Salary (?
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$35,821 - $77,445
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,189
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Compliance Auditor Salary (?
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$12.19 - $27.43
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,821 - $77,445  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,383  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,795  
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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$31,331 - $76,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 406
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.19 - $27.43  
   
Overtime
$1.86 - $39.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,383  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,795  
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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$31,331 - $76,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Job Description for Compliance Auditor

The compliance auditor is responsible for helping protect an organization's assets by conducting internal audits and inspections to ensure that the organization's equipment and operations are in compliance with laws, corporate guidelines, best practices, and contractual agreements. The auditor may work alone or as part of a team to examine records and inspect practices, document the state of affairs, note potential problems, and make recommendations to management regarding methods to improve compliance. The auditor then conducts follow-up inspections to ensure that suggested changes (that have been approved by management) are implemented and executed properly.
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Compliance Auditor Tasks
  • Review records to verify that all duties have been completed in accordance with regulations.
  • Make recommendations to management of noncompliant businesses and schedule future audits to monitor progress and adherence.
  • Verify that the business operates within local, state and federal laws, procedures, and regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Auditor

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Chicago
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Houston
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Los Angeles
up arrow 23%
Baltimore
up arrow 10%
Dallas
up arrow 4%
Washington
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National Average
$48,000
Atlanta
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Experience Affects Compliance Auditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Compliance Auditor Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%