Compliance Specialist Salary (United States)

A Compliance Specialist earns an average salary of $50,784 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Risk Management / Risk Control, HIPAA Compliance, and Microsoft Word. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Compliance Specialist Total Pay (?
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$34,967 - $75,995
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MEDIAN: $50,783
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Compliance Specialist Total Pay (?
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$12.58 - $24.74
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,967 - $75,995  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,059  
Profit Sharing
$490.94 - $10,342  
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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$31,938 - $74,905  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,564
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.58 - $24.74  
   
Overtime
$12.16 - $40.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,059  
   
Profit Sharing
$490.94 - $10,342  
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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$31,938 - $74,905  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,564
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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
New York
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Chicago
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Charlotte
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Boston
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Washington
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Dallas
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Pittsburgh
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San Diego
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Denver
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Houston
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Seattle
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National Average
$48,000
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Portland
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Atlanta
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St. Louis
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Experience Affects Compliance Specialist Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Compliance Specialist Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
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HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 22%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%
Internal Audit
up arrow 4%
Regulatory Compliance
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Legal Compliance
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Auditing
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National Average
$48,000
Legal Research
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Gender
Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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