Compliance Director Salary

The average pay for a Compliance Director is $96,728 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$55,816 - $147,372
(Median)
$56K
$97K
$150K
MEDIAN: $96,728
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$15.03 - $51.52
(Median)
$15
$21
$52
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$55,816 - $147,372  
   
Bonus
$998 - $34,519  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $20,781  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$52,991 - $169,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,031
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.03 - $51.52  
   
Overtime
$9.00 - $48.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$998 - $34,519  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $20,781  
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).
)
$52,991 - $169,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Compliance Director

Compliance directors are responsible for ensuring that corporations or agencies conform to all rules, regulations, and laws relevant to their functions. For example, compliance directors at medical insurance companies analyze policies and practices to guarantee they adhere to state and federal Medicare and Medicaid standards and to state and federal laws related to treatment and patient care. In the banking industry, compliance directors analyze investments and policies to ensure their legal and regulatory status is in proper order, and they offer risk assessments of possible legal and regulatory issues that may arise in the future. If a violation does occur, compliance directors are responsible for managing and correcting the problem as well as instituting policy to eliminate the lapse in regulatory compliance.

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Compliance Director Tasks

  • Lead team responsible for regulatory compliance.
  • Research new and existing laws, regulations, policies, and industry standards and identify existing and emerging business practice issues and risks of company.
  • Propose solutions relating to compliance requirements that impact the company’s products and business.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of internal control and identify inefficient business processes that hinder compliance.

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Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Director

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,534

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Experience Affects Compliance Director Salaries



National Average
$101,000



Skills That Affect Compliance Director Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 12%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 4%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 4%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$101,000

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 4%

Internal Audit
up arrow 8%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 24%

Auditing
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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