Compliance Specialist Salary (United States)

A Compliance Specialist earns an average salary of $51,074 per year. A skill in HIPAA Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Compliance Specialist Salary (?
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$35,078 - $76,606
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MEDIAN: $51,074
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Compliance Specialist Salary (?
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$12.73 - $24.51
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,078 - $76,606  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,157  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $7,500  
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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$32,008 - $75,104  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.73 - $24.51  
   
Overtime
$12.16 - $38.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,157  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $7,500  
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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$32,008 - $75,104  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 398
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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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Charlotte
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Dallas
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Pittsburgh
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Chicago
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Philadelphia
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San Diego
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Denver
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Houston
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Portland
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National Average
$48,000
Atlanta
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Milwaukee
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St. Louis
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Compliance Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Compliance Specialist?
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
$48,000

Skills That Affect Compliance Specialist Salaries

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 21%
Safety Compliance
up arrow 9%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 4%
Internal Audit
up arrow 4%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%
Auditing
up arrow 2%
National Average
$48,000
Legal Research
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 358 votes.

Gender

Female
73%
female alumni
 
Male
27%
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: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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