The average pay for a Compliance Specialist is $53,053 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$36,872 - $77,253
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$37K
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$77K
MEDIAN: $53,052
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$13.70 - $26.06
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,872 - $77,253  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,662  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,128  
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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$33,438 - $76,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,228
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $26.06  
   
Overtime
$19.35 - $41.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,662  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,128  
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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$33,438 - $76,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 431

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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 Difference by Location

National Average: $50,004

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Compliance Specialist Reviews

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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Experience Affects Compliance Specialist Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Compliance Specialist Salaries



Human Resources
up arrow 8%


Internal Audit
up arrow 4%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 1%

Auditing
0%

Legal Compliance
0%

Oral / Verbal Communication
0%

National Average
$50,000

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 1%



Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 19%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 278 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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