The average salary for a Compliance Specialist in Canada is C$54,153.
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Job Description for Compliance Specialist
A compliance specialist reviews medical record findings to ensure their accuracy. They must have have an extensive knowledge of medical record documentation guidelines, as well as certifications in coding and compliance. Typically employers also require at least five years of experience working in settings that require coding and compliance. Compliance specialists typically work in a heath care facility such as a hospital or doctor's office; because they typically work in a setting with many o…Read more
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
Oral / Verbal Communication
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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