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Compliance Director Salary

The average salary for a Compliance Director is $95,794 per year.
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$55,140 - $143,373
(Median)
$55K
$96K
$140K
MEDIAN: $95,794
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90%

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$13.00 - $58.00
(Median)
$13
$22
$58
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$55,140 - $143,373  
   
Bonus
$1,009 - $30,991  
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $19,888  
Commission
$3,966 - $15,335  
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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$53,563 - $166,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 843
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $58.00  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $52.36  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,009 - $30,991  
   
Commission
$3,966 - $15,335  
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $19,888  
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).
)
$53,563 - $166,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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

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

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Experience Affects Compliance Director Salaries



National Average
$100,000



Skills That Affect Compliance Director Salaries



Auditing
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Legal Compliance
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National Average
$100,000

HIPAA Compliance
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Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%