Compliance Officer (but not Agriculture, Construction, Health / Safety, or Transportation) Salary

Median pay for Compliance Officers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $51K per year. In the world of Compliance Officers, total cash compensation can vary between $32K and $87K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $12K and $6K, respectively. Most Compliance Officers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of Compliance Officers (65 percent) who took the survey are female. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$34,944 - $84,350
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$84K
MEDIAN: $51,193
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$10.25 - $26.72
(Median)
$10
$16
$27
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$34,944 - $84,350  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $12,480  
Profit Sharing
$533 - $6,234  
Commission
$0.00 - $4,069  
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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$32,199 - $87,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 211
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.25 - $26.72  
   
Overtime
$14.41 - $39.16  
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.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$150.00 - $12,480  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $4,069  
Profit Sharing
$533 - $6,234  
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).
)
$32,199 - $87,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Job Description for Compliance Officer (but not Agriculture, Construction, Health / Safety, or Transportation)

  • Conduct or direct the internal investigation of compliance issues.
  • Oversee and monitor activities for compliance with company, state and federal regulations.
  • Assess product, compliance, or operational risks and develop risk management strategies.
  • Conduct periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Officer (but not Agriculture, Construction, Health / Safety, or Transportation)

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $46K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $58K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $62K in this role. Compliance Officers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $73K.

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Experience Affects Compliance Officer (but not Agriculture, Construction, Health / Safety, or Transportation) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%
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