Compliance Specialist Salary

A Compliance Specialist earns an average salary of $51,891 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Writing Procedures & Documentation, Insurance, and Human Resources. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$36,337 - $76,851
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$36K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,891
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$13.22 - $24.94
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,337 - $76,851  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,960  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,939  
Commission
$2,400  
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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$33,017 - $75,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,496
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.22 - $24.94  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $38.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,960  
   
Commission
$2,400  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,939  
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).
)
$33,017 - $75,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 507
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Job Description for Compliance Specialist

A compliance specialist reviews medical record findings to ensure their accuracy. They must have have an extensive knowledge of medical record documentation guidelines, as well as certifications in coding and compliance. Typically employers also require at least five years of experience working in settings that require coding and compliance.

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Compliance Specialist Tasks

  • Ensure relevant documents are in compliance with established guidelines and standards.
  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of all government, regulatory, and compliance documents for all business units in an organization.
  • Research, develop and recommend strategic advice to ensure companies align with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,025

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Compliance Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Compliance Specialist?

Compliance Specialist in Hamel:
"Positive culture in a fast growing business."
Pros: The flexibility in reaching deadlines by using the best method possible.
Cons: Pay and micromanage.

Compliance Specialist in Manteca:
"Compliance Specialist."
Pros: Weekends off are nice. My office is quiet.
Cons: Way too much paperwork. If you get disorganized you fail.

Compliance Specialist in Austin:
"Potential Security Incidents - PHI/PII."
Pros: I like that I work with a select few who understand the psi process. Corporate culture, office conditions, management.
Cons: Routine, not much variety.

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Experience Affects Compliance Specialist Salaries




National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Compliance Specialist Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 25%

Insurance
up arrow 21%

Human Resources
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 9%


Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 2%

Internal Audit
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Safety Compliance
0%

National Average
$49,000

Auditing
up arrow 1%

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 1%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 3%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 338 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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