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Average Compliance Officer Salary in United Kingdom

£26,856
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£2,020
Bonus
£0
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Compliance Officer in United Kingdom is £26,856.
10%
£19k
MEDIAN
£27k
90%
£45k
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What Do Compliance Officers Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Compliance Officer

The top respondents for the job title Compliance Officer are from the companies HSBC, Bnpparibas and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC). Reported salaries are highest at HSBC where the average pay is £38,500. Bnpparibas pays the lowest at around £28,840.

Career Paths

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Compliance Officers?

Skills in Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management / Risk Control, Financial Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Compliance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Officers?

An entry-level Compliance Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £23,004 based on 30 salaries. An early career Compliance Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,711 based on 408 salaries. A mid-career Compliance Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,028 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Compliance Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £33,855 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £33,094.
Employees with Compliance Officer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 32.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England (26.6% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (16.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (17.2% less), Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (7.8% less) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (7.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 666 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Early Career
61.3%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
10.7%
Late Career
3.8%

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