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

Compliance Officers in the United States take home an average $51K per year. Cash earnings for Compliance Officers — which occasionally include more than $13K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing — stretch from around $32K to approximately $87K. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of Compliance Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Compliance Officers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 64 percent of professionals. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,702 - $84,350
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$84K
MEDIAN: $51,371
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$10.23 - $25.50
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$10
$15
$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$34,702 - $84,350  
   
Bonus
$198.66 - $12,822  
Profit Sharing
$370.95 - $6,020  
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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$31,998 - $87,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.23 - $25.50  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $35.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$198.66 - $12,822  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $4,069  
Profit Sharing
$370.95 - $6,020  
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).
)
$31,998 - $87,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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.


Compliance Officers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $45K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $58K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Compliance Officers make a median salary of $61K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $75K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

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 54 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

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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