Senior Compliance Analyst Salary

Pay for Senior Compliance Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $70K per year. Overall cash earnings for Senior Compliance Analysts stretch from $53K on the lower end to $102K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $15K from bonuses and $11K from profit sharing. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Senior Compliance Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 65 percent to be exact. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$52,372 - $96,046

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$22.15 - $43.96

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Salary
$52,372 - $96,046  
   
Bonus
$958 - $14,861  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $11,335  
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$52,926 - $102,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 393
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$22.15 - $43.96  
   
Overtime
$31.44 - $44.62  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$958 - $14,861  
   
Profit Sharing
$964 - $11,335  
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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$52,926 - $102,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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

  • Keep current on industry rules and regulations.
  • Act as liaison with organization and its industry governing bodies.
  • Represent interests of organization in regulatory affairs.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Senior Compliance Analyst


Senior Compliance Analysts seem to wield many skills on the job. Lucky workers who know Sarbanes-Oxley can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 30 percent above average. Risk Management / Risk Control and Project Management are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 10 percent and 30 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Auditing, Legal Research, and Insurance. Regulatory Compliance is a skill commonly found among those who know Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Compliance Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Senior Compliance Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average beginner in this position makes around $66K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $72K. Senior Compliance Analysts see a median salary of $77K after reaching one to two decades on the job. As Senior Compliance Analysts reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $84K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Senior Compliance Analysts, 34 percent above the national average. Senior Compliance Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+33 percent), New York (+25 percent), Washington (+21 percent), and Seattle (+18 percent). In Tampa, salaries are 17 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 14 percent less in Denver and 10 percent less in Dallas, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Senior Compliance Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%



National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Senior Compliance Analyst Salaries

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Audit, Information Technology (IT)
up arrow 30%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit
up arrow 9%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Regulatory Compliance
0%

National Average
$72,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

Insurance
up arrow 3%

Legal Research
up arrow 12%

Auditing
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%
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