Average Compliance Manager Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Compliance Manager in Canada is C$74,726.
MEDIAN C$74,726
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C$52k - C$102k
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C$1k - C$10k
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C$51k - C$111k

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Job Description for Compliance Manager

Compliance Manager Tasks
  • Create, implement, administer, and enforce policies, procedures and laws required for a company to operate in accordance with the law and regulations.
  • Establish and update a compliance manual.
  • Perform routine internal audits to ensure that business is operating in accordance with regulations.
  • Consult with company about processes, practices, and systems and areas of improvement.

Career Paths

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Compliance Manager
Compliance Director
Operations Manager
Compliance Officer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Compliance Manager

Skills in Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management / Risk Control and Legal Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Safety Compliance and Internal Audit.

Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Manager

An early career Compliance Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$69,841 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Compliance Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,808 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Compliance Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$86,156 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$85,755.
Employees with Compliance Manager in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 13.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (10.7% more) and Toronto, Ontario (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (14.4% less), Mississauga, Ontario (6.3% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (6.0% less).

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