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

Compliance Officers in the United States pull down an average of $53K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 59 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Compliance Officers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,139 - $89,527
(Median)
$34K
$53K
$90K
MEDIAN: $52,861
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$11.74 - $26.53
(Median)
$12
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$34,139 - $89,527  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$33,047 - $89,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $26.53  
   
Overtime
$21.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$33,047 - $89,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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.

Common Career Paths for Compliance Officer (but not Agriculture, Construction, Health / Safety, or Transportation)


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While Compliance Officers do not often become Compliance VPs, the job pays $103K per year on average. Compliance Officers typically move into roles as Senior Compliance Officers or Chief Compliance Officers, and those positions pay $22K more and $48K more, respectively.

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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 seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Compliance Officers. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $47K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $60K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $74K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $90K on average.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 70%

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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