Average Chief Compliance Officer Salary

$119,795
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$19,159
Bonus
$7,500
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The average salary for a Chief Compliance Officer is $119,795.
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$67k
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$120k
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$202k
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What Do Chief Compliance Officers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Chief Compliance Officer

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What Are Popular Skills for Chief Compliance Officers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Compliance Officers?

An entry-level Chief Compliance Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,160 based on 40 salaries. An early career Chief Compliance Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,147 based on 143 salaries. A mid-career Chief Compliance Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,633 based on 194 salaries. An experienced Chief Compliance Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $131,118 based on 495 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $137,671.
Employees with Chief Compliance Officer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 47.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (37.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (33.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,231 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.2%
Early Career
11.6%
Mid Career
15.8%
Experienced
40.2%
Late Career
29.2%