Compliance Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Compliance Manager is $72,020 per year. A skill in Internal Audit is associated with high pay for this job.
Compliance Manager Total Pay (?
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$44,780 - $104,727
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MEDIAN: $72,020
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Compliance Manager Total Pay (?
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$13.33 - $33.99
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,780 - $104,727  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,215  
Profit Sharing
$249.17 - $10,193  
Commission
$0.00 - $3,500  
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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$42,942 - $113,881  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,403
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.33 - $33.99  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $43.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,215  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,500  
Profit Sharing
$249.17 - $10,193  
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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$42,942 - $113,881  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,403
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Job Description for Compliance Manager

Compliance managers work on a company's legal, management, and compliance issues. They make sure that their company is up to date with all the regulatory requirements. Their tasks include conducting audits, identifying issues, filing reports, consulting with attorneys, assisting employees, analyzing sales, investigating customer complaints, guiding and teaching fellow employees, overseeing compliance systems, and verifying policies. Compliance managers typically need to be strong leaders, as well as strong communicators. This job is communication-heavy and requires frequent verbal and written communication with others. It is also helpful to be persuasive and an excellent problem solver; compliance managers generally have to analyze data and explain results to - and potentially persuade - higher management or attorneys.
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Compliance Manager Tasks
  • Perform routine internal audits to ensure that business is operating in accordance with regulations.
  • Consult with company about processes, practices, and systems and areas of improvement.
  • Create, implement, administer, and enforce policies, procedures and laws required for a company to operate in accordance with the law and regulations.
  • Establish and update a compliance manual.

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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Boston
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Washington
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San Francisco
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Philadelphia
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Seattle
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Dallas
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Atlanta
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Columbus
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National Average
$73,000
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Salt Lake City
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San Diego
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Miami
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Experience Affects Compliance Manager Salaries

National Average
$73,000

Skills That Affect Compliance Manager Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
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Data Analysis
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Legal Compliance
up arrow 2%
Policy Analysis
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National Average
$73,000
Legal Research
up arrow 2%
Auditing
up arrow 3%
Trade Compliance
up arrow 4%
People Management
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%
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