Compliance Specialist Salary

A Compliance Specialist earns an average salary of $53,502 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Data Analysis and Insurance. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$37,111 - $78,225
$37K
$54K
$78K
MEDIAN: $53,502
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$13.75 - $26.48
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MEDIAN: $18.45
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,111 - $78,225  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,762  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,588  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$33,638 - $77,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,289
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.75 - $26.48  
   
Overtime
$20.40 - $40.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,762  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,588  
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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$33,638 - $77,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 468

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: $50,175

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Compliance Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Compliance Specialist?

Compliance Specialist in Minneapolis:
"Go getter."
Pros: Work culture and flexibility. So much to room to grow. Learning and development is highly encouraged.
Cons: Rewards. I think I should earn more. Given my level of education and skills.

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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Key Stats for Compliance Specialist

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 287 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Compliance Specialist Salaries

▲19%

▲16%

▲9%

National Average
$50,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Compliance Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲28%

▲10%





Trade Compliance
▲4%



▲1%


HIPAA Compliance
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Office
▼2%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 287 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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