Entry-Level Vice President, Compliance Officer Salary

An average Entry-Level VP of Compliance can expect to take home roughly $102K per year. Total incomes of Entry-Level Compliance VPs incorporate potential for, in rare cases, more than $28K from bonuses; these performance components cause packages to range between $63K and $155K. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Compliance VPs (55 percent) survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$62,174 - $136,588
MEDIAN: $101,795

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Salary $62,174 - $136,588
Bonus $1,939 - $27,617
Profit Sharing $0.00
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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).
$63,432 - $154,713
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $107,493

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

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Compliance VPs, 28 percent higher than the national average.

Vice President, Compliance Officer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Vice President, Compliance Officer in Houghton:
"Wish I Knew Back Then."
The importance of networking, obtaining certifications, assertiveness skills, communication skills.

Vice President, Compliance Officer in Atlanta:
"Don't Panic."
Take your time and read all resources available to determine your advice for the persons asking the questions. They need good information to stand on and depend on you to provide direction. At times you will be the only advice they seek so the importance of information you provide can not be understated. Regulations are complicated so seek the company of others in your field if perhaps you are confused. If confusion consumes you...give it 30 more minutes. You will be surprised at the clarity that is found when you think its out of reach.

Key Stats for Vice President, Compliance Officer


55 %
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Vice President, Compliance Officer Salaries

Legal Compliance

Regulatory Compliance

National Average

Microsoft Excel

Windows Operating System General Use

Compliance (Financial)

Financial Applications

Microsoft Office

Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

Microsoft Word

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


55 %
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 5%