A Compliance Officer earns an average salary of C$52,344 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Trade Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

C$34,626 - C$74,619
C$35K
C$54K
C$75K
MEDIAN: C$53,915
10%
50%
90%
C$15.45 - C$34.08
C$15
C$24
C$34
MEDIAN: C$24.37
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$74K
Salary C$34,626 - C$74,619
Bonus C$101 - C$10,054
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$3,064
Total Pay (?
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).
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C$34,583 - C$74,676
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 294
Hourly Data C$0C$49
Hourly Rate C$15.45 - C$34.08
Overtime C$18.32 - C$49.66
Annual Data C$0C$74K
Bonus C$101 - C$10,054
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$3,064
Total Pay (?
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).
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C$34,583 - C$74,676
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

Job Description for Compliance Officer

A company's compliance officer generally is in charge of supervising and handling issues related to compliance with laws or regulations, including making sure that the company is up to date with its licensing requirements. Often, they must report their findings to the organization's governing body and recommend any needed changes. This job is particularly essential in heavily regulated industries such as health care and financial services.

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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.

Compliance Officer Pay By Employer

$0$155K

$70,326

$66,500

Citibank
14 profiles
$88,223

$52,401

Citigroup, Inc.
10 profiles
$97,435

$65,000

Deutsche Bank
8 profiles
$84,320

$74,992

$68,061

$69,750

Compliance Officer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Officer

Pay by Experience for a Compliance Officer has a neutral trend. An entry-level Compliance Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 120 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Compliance Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Compliance Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$67,000 based on 37 salaries. A Compliance Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$54,117

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

Compliance Officer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Compliance Officer?

Compliance Officer in Winnipeg:
"Variety."
Pros: Meeting people and solving problems. Making things run smoothly.
Cons: At times it is too stressful and the pay is not enough.

Compliance Officer in Guelph:
"good management support flexible, low stress"
Pros: well paced not overloaded with work stress level low.
Cons: office politics

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Key Stats for Compliance Officer

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Compliance Officer Salaries

▲24%

▲11%

National Average
C$54,000

▼7%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Compliance Officer Salaries


National Average
C$54,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 13%