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

For Select Compliance Officers, yearly wages usually total $50,738 annually. Pay ranges from $31,510 on the low end to $84,980 per year on the higher side. Cash earnings of Select Compliance Officers can occasionally include $12,000 each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $31,510 to almost $84,980. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and most earn dental coverage. In a profession dominated by women, 63 percent of Select Compliance Officers are female. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Compliance Officer (but not Agriculture, Construction, Health / Safety, or Transportation) Salary (?
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$33,581 - $82,090
(Median)
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51K
67K
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MEDIAN: $51,087
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Compliance Officer (but not Agriculture, Construction, Health / Safety, or Transportation) Salary (?
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$11.33 - $25.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$33,581 - $82,090  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $10,158  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,000  
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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$31,510 - $84,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 464
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $25.58  
   
Overtime
$14.64 - $35.00  
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
$491.32 - $12,000  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $10,158  
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).
)
$31,510 - $84,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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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 not commonly seen, Select Compliance Officers who transition into a Chief Compliance Officer position may earn an additional $49K per year. The most common next step for Select Compliance Officers is moving into roles as Sr. Compliance Officers or Compliance Officer VPs, where they can expect an extra $22K or $48K per year.

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

Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$51,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 154 votes.

Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 12%