The average salary for a Chief Compliance Officer in Canada is C$103,396.
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Job Description for Chief Compliance Officer
Chief compliance officers are responsible for the finances and operations within their company. Whenever a department or division undertakes a new initiative requiring executive budget approval, the chief compliance officer must make a decision on whether to grant that permission. Chief compliance officers are also responsible for ensuring that operations within the company adhere to all applicable rules, regulations, policies, and laws. For example, chief compliance officers must ensure that pr…Read more
Chief Compliance Officer Tasks
- Assess product, compliance, or operational risks and develop risk management strategies.
- Conduct periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed.
- Conduct or direct the internal investigation of compliance issues.
- Oversee and monitor activities for compliance with company, state and federal regulations.
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Popular Skills for Chief Compliance Officer
Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
Risk Management / Risk Control
Skills in Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Risk Management / Risk Control, Legal Compliance and Policy Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Regulatory Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Chief Compliance Officer
An early career Chief Compliance Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$92,031 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Chief Compliance Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$95,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Chief Compliance Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$120,322 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$118,396.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Chief Compliance Officer in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 15.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (6.7% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.3% less).
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