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

The average Compliance Officer in the United States earns approximately $52K per year. In the world of Compliance Officers, total cash compensation can vary between $32K and $89K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $13K and $6K, respectively. Female Compliance Officers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 62 percent of professionals. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Compliance Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$34,550 - $86,108

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$10.19 - $24.74

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$34,550 - $86,108  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $13,226  
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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$32,036 - $89,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $24.74  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $35.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$100.00 - $13,226  
   
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).
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$32,036 - $89,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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.


For many Compliance Officers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $58K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $46K. For Compliance Officers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $64K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $83K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 60%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

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 47 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 9%
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