Average Compliance Specialist Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Compliance Specialist in Australia is AU$87,967.
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AU$60k - AU$136k
AU$2k - AU$15k
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AU$59k - AU$138k

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Job Description for Compliance Specialist

Compliance Specialist Tasks
  • Research, develop and recommend strategic advice to ensure companies align with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of all government, regulatory, and compliance documents for all business units in an organization.
  • Ensure relevant documents are in compliance with established guidelines and standards.

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Popular Skills for Compliance Specialist

Skills in Regulatory Compliance, Writing Procedures & Documentation and Internal Audit are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Auditing and Legal Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Specialist

An early career Compliance Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$78,301 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Compliance Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$97,883 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Compliance Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$114,882 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$97,959.
Employees with Compliance Specialist in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (10.2% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (9.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (10.2% less).

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