The average pay for a Compliance Auditor is $53,201 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Risk Management / Risk Control and Accounting.

$37,315 - $77,581
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MEDIAN: $53,201
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$12.92 - $29.56
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,315 - $77,581  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,660  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,745  
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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$34,221 - $76,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 290
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.92 - $29.56  
   
Overtime
$16.74 - $38.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,660  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,745  
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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$34,221 - $76,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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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

National Average: $50,378

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Experience Affects Compliance Auditor Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Compliance Auditor Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 18%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 18%

Regulatory Compliance
0%

National Average
$50,000

Auditing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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