Vice President, Compliance Officer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Vice President, Compliance Officer is $98,970 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.
Vice President, Compliance Officer Total Pay (?
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$56,184 - $169,425
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$56,184 - $169,425  
   
Bonus
$1,508 - $41,102  
Profit Sharing
$1,505 - $15,135  
Commission
$11,583 - $12,417  
Total Pay (?
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$56,139 - $197,598  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 481
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Job Description for Vice President, Compliance Officer

A vice president (compliance officer) is ultimately responsible for a company's corporate compliance program. They are tasked with maintaining an independent body within the company that helps determine if the company is in compliance with laws, regulations, and company bylaws. The vice president of compliance must determine if the company's board of directors and executives are fulfilling their required duties. They also lead efforts to determine if the behavior and decisions of the board and executives fulfill the fiduciary duties owed to the company. If the vice president of compliance and the corporate compliance team determine that a duty was breached by a board member or executive, then the vice president of compliance takes the necessary corrective actions. If the issue can be easily solved, then the vice president of compliance presents a report to the governing body of the company so that corrective action can be taken. If it cannot, then the vice president of compliance works out a legal strategy for the company to minimize loss and risk.
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Vice President, Compliance Officer Tasks
  • Inform all levels of organization about current and future compliance.
  • Keep all policies up to date with current legislation and environment.
  • Oversee organization to ensure laws, regulations, and internal policies are met.
  • Review and verify accuracy of all compliance documentation.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Chicago
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$105,000
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Experience Affects Vice President, Compliance Officer Salaries

National Average
$105,000

Skills That Affect Vice President, Compliance Officer Salaries

Legal Compliance
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$105,000
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Gender

Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%
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