The average pay for a Compliance Specialist is $50,861 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Compliance Specialist Total Pay (?
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$34,939 - $75,456
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MEDIAN: $50,861
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Compliance Specialist Total Pay (?
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$12.47 - $24.96
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,939 - $75,456  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,192  
Profit Sharing
$487.22 - $10,599  
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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$31,599 - $74,967  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,590
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.47 - $24.96  
   
Overtime
$11.78 - $41.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$487.22 - $10,599  
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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$31,599 - $74,967  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,590
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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 by Experience Level for Compliance Specialist
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Pay Difference By Location
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Boston
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Houston
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Pittsburgh
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Cincinnati
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$48,000
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Experience Affects Compliance Specialist Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Compliance Specialist Salaries

Legal Compliance
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Regulatory Compliance
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Internal Audit
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National Average
$48,000
Auditing
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Gender
Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%
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