Senior Compliance Analyst Salary

Senior Compliance Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $72K annually. Total cash compensation to Senior Compliance Analysts bottoms out near $54K and approaches $105K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $13K from profit sharing. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by years of experience and the specific company. Nearly all get medical and dental insurance, and most get vision plans, too. For the most part, Senior Compliance Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Senior Compliance Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$53,948 - $97,115
$54K
$72K
$97K
MEDIAN: $72,466
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$19.73 - $56.41
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$0$104K
Salary $53,948 - $97,115
Bonus $506 - $10,323
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,605
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$54,475 - $104,779
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 376
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $19.73 - $56.41
Overtime $41.55
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $506 - $10,323
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,605
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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$54,475 - $104,779
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Senior Compliance Analyst

A senior compliance analyst may sometimes be referred to as a senior compliance officer. This person is responsible for ensuring that all activities of their company adhere to established company and legal guidelines. While their exact responsibilities vary depending on the industry, the senior compliance analyst is typically responsible for ensuring that all procedures and policies are implemented and documented, conducting internal reviews, identifying issues with compliance, develop strategies to avoid non-compliance, and filing reports with regulatory committees.

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Senior Compliance Analyst Tasks

  • Ensure that all activities of the organization comply with the rules and regulations governing the industry in which they operate.
  • Collect data and monitor organization activities in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Represent interests of organization in regulatory affairs.
  • Keep current on industry rules and regulations.
  • Act as liaison with organization and its industry governing bodies.

Common Career Paths for Senior Compliance Analyst


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Senior Compliance Analysts who go on to become Compliance Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Compliance Manager, an upper-level role, pays $74K.

Senior Compliance Analyst Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Compliance Analyst


Popular Skills for Senior Compliance Analyst


Survey results imply that Senior Compliance Analysts deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Sarbanes-Oxley, Project Management, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Audit, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 12 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Auditing, Legal Research, and Compliance. For most people, competency in Compliance indicates knowledge of Legal Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Compliance Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Senior Compliance Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Compliance Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 164 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Compliance Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 155 salaries. An experienced Senior Compliance Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 100 salaries. A Senior Compliance Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,548

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Senior Compliance Analysts, 20 percent above the national average. Senior Compliance Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+18 percent), Washington (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), and Boston (+8 percent). Indianapolis is the lowest-paying area, 20 percent south of the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Columbus (13 percent less) and Atlanta (9 percent less).

Senior Compliance Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Compliance Analyst?

Senior Compliance Analyst in Philadelphia:
Pros: I enjoy the the high level investigative work and my colleagues.
Cons: There is an occasional lack of transparency both in decisions made and in terms of negotiating ability.

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Key Stats for Senior Compliance Analyst

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Senior Compliance Analyst Salaries

▲19%

▲3%

National Average
$75,000

▼1%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Compliance Analyst Salaries


Project Management
▲7%

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit
▲6%

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲4%

Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
▲3%


National Average
$75,000

Data Analysis
▼1%


Research Analysis
▼5%

Insurance
▼6%


Auditing
▼15%

Legal Research
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 6%
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