Average Compliance Specialist Salary in Canada

C$54,153
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,084
Bonus
C$2,000
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The average salary for a Compliance Specialist in Canada is C$54,153.
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C$40k
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MEDIAN C$54,153
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Salary
C$40k - C$73k
Bonus
C$485 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$1k - C$5k
Total Pay
C$40k - C$75k

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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.

Career Paths

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Compliance Specialist
Strategic Account Manager
International Trade Compliance Manager
Customer Service Team Leader
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Compliance Specialist

Skills in Regulatory Compliance, Oral / Verbal Communication, Writing Procedures & Documentation, Microsoft Excel and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 C$51,643 based on 61 salaries. A mid-career Compliance Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,420 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Compliance Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,275 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$51,723.
Employees with Compliance Specialist in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 60.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (13.5% more) and Toronto, Ontario (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (25.2% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (11.6% less) and Montréal, Québec (4.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 113 survey responses.
Early Career
54.0%
Mid Career
25.7%
Experienced
15.9%
Late Career
4.4%