$113,292
Avg. Salary
$25.46
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$15,676

Bonus

$6,699

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Chief Compliance Officer is $25.46 per hour.

The average pay for a Chief Compliance Officer is $113,292 per year.

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$15.95
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$201k
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MEDIAN $113,292
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$0$232K
Salary $65,481 - $201,332
Bonus $1,991 - $51,369
Profit Sharing $4.93 - $28,188
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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$66,924 - $232,250
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,280
Hourly Data $0$93
Hourly Rate $15.95 - $93.08
Overtime $33.00
Annual Data $0$232K
Bonus $1,991 - $51,369
Profit Sharing $4.93 - $28,188
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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$66,924 - $232,250
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

Job Description for Chief Compliance Officer

Chief compliance officers are responsible for the finances and operations within their company. Whenever a department or division undertakes a new initiative requiring executive budget approval, the chief compliance officer must make a decision on whether to grant that permission. Chief compliance officers are also responsible for ensuring that operations within the company adhere to all applicable rules, regulations, policies, and laws. For example, chief compliance officers must ensure that procedures within their company's manufacturing plants are in line with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety standards.

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Chief 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.

Chief Compliance Officer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Chief Compliance Officer


Chief Compliance Officers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Anti-Money Laundering, Legal Compliance, and Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 17 percent. Policy Development and HIPAA Compliance, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Most people skilled in Regulatory Compliance are similarly competent in Legal Compliance and Compliance (Financial).

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Compliance Officer

Pay by Experience for a Chief Compliance Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Compliance Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 137 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief 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 $113,000 based on 194 salaries. An experienced Chief Compliance Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $139,000 based on 335 salaries. A Chief 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 $135,000 based on 196 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $121,862

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

Chief Compliance Officers will find that Houston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 68 percent. Chief Compliance Officers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+48 percent), New York (+48 percent), Chicago (+23 percent), and Boston (+21 percent). Dallas ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Phoenix (9 percent less) and Cincinnati (8 percent less).

Chief Compliance Officer Reviews

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

Chief Compliance Officer in Salem:
"Political and fast paced."
Pros: Seat of State Government.
Cons: The commute.

Chief Compliance Officer in Santa Rosa:
"Its good. I feel valued by my supervisor who is the CEO. Im not sure it wpuld be a good experience under a different CEO."
Pros: The relationship with my CEO and the Directors I work immediately with.
Cons: The inequitable accountability among Directors.

Chief Compliance Officer in Santa Rosa:
"Busy, Autonomous, but others dont understand my contribution because its behind the scenes."
Pros: My supervisor is very supportive and respects me and my role.
Cons: the inconsistent accountability applied to other managers

Chief Compliance Officer in San Francisco:
"Make It Yours."
Pros: Opportunity and innovation are everywhere
Cons: Dishonest startup founders ruin it for the dreamers and the doers are faced with selling out or playing the game

Chief Compliance Officer in Beverly:
"Quiet and sleepy."
Pros: The commute and free parking
Cons: It is near absolutely nothing of interest to me Monday-Friday

Chief Compliance Officer in Utica:
"Can live like a king on a modest income."
Pros: Small metropolitan area, so no traffic.
Cons: Not much opportunity for advancement.

Chief Compliance Officer in Beverly Hills:
"Work ethic."
Be willing to put in hard work.

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Key Stats for Chief Compliance Officer

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 208 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Chief Compliance Officer Salaries

▲14%

▲11%

National Average
$122,000

▼7%

▼35%

Skills That Affect Chief Compliance Officer Salaries

Operations Management
▲18%






National Average
$122,000

HIPAA Compliance
▼10%

Policy Development
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 208 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%