Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officer Salary

Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers can expect to earn an average of $105K per year. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers approaches anywhere from $70K on the lower end to $183K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $40K from bonuses and upwards of $24K from profit sharing. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (62 percent) are women. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$69,790 - $167,321
MEDIAN: $104,317

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Salary $69,790 - $167,321
Bonus $2,506 - $40,490
Profit Sharing $1,299 - $20,608
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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).
$70,861 - $194,644
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 210

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $113,566

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

For Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers, New York provides a pay rate that is 50 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+26 percent) and Chicago (+11 percent). Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Mid-Career Chief Compliance Officers in Phoenix bring in salaries that are 27 percent lower than the national average.

Key Stats for Chief Compliance Officer


63 %
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Chief Compliance Officer Salaries

Legal Compliance

National Average

Compliance (Financial)

Regulatory Compliance

Risk Management / Risk Control

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.


63 %
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 12%