The average salary for a Compliance Auditor is $50,363 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Compliance Auditor Total Pay (?
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$35,561 - $76,691
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MEDIAN: $50,362
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Compliance Auditor Total Pay (?
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$12.53 - $27.32
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,561 - $76,691  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,124  
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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$31,736 - $75,621  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 428
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.53 - $27.32  
   
Overtime
$1.57 - $37.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,124  
   
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).
)
$31,736 - $75,621  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 428
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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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Atlanta
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Nashville
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$48,000
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Dallas
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Experience Affects Compliance Auditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Compliance Auditor Salaries

Medical Coding
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Auditing
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National Average
$48,000
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Gender
Female
73%
female alumni
 
Male
27%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%
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