$56,548
Avg. Salary
$20.07
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,975

Bonus

$1,979

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Compliance Analyst is $20.07 per hour.

The average pay for a Compliance Analyst is $56,548 per year.

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$79k
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MEDIAN $56,548
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$0$80K
Salary $40,394 - $79,225
Bonus $506 - $9,974
Profit Sharing $3.70 - $6,102
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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$37,648 - $80,939
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,712
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $14.75 - $29.18
Overtime $21.10 - $46.61
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $506 - $9,974
Profit Sharing $3.70 - $6,102
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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$37,648 - $80,939
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 641

Job Description for Compliance Analyst

Compliance analysts are responsible for ensuring that compliance has been achieved inside and/or outside their organizations.

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Compliance Analyst Tasks
  • Aggregate, process, and distribute compliance-related data.
  • Support implementation of compliance policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate organizational compliance performance.

Compliance Analyst Pay By Employer

$0$117K

$52,902

Citibank
15 profiles
$59,005

$59,462

Paypal, Inc.
9 profiles
$52,048

$60,000

M&T Bank Corp
7 profiles
$47,982

Citigroup, Inc.
6 profiles
$57,500

$67,007

Western Union
6 profiles
$56,316

Moneygram
5 profiles
$57,334

Common Career Paths for Compliance Analyst


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As Compliance Analysts transition into upper-level roles such as VP of Compliance, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Compliance VPs earn $104K on average per year. Going from Compliance Analyst to Compliance Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $74K. Many others choose to work as Compliance Specialists, where pay is typically $48K.

Compliance Analyst Job Listings

Popular Skills for Compliance Analyst


Survey results imply that Compliance Analysts deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Legal Compliance, Project Management, Risk Management / Risk Control, and Legal Research are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 9 percent. Those listing Database Management & Reporting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Data Analysis and Microsoft Excel also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Compliance are also skilled in Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Compliance Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Compliance Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 1,138 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Compliance Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 422 salaries. An experienced Compliance Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 232 salaries. A Compliance Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 48 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,833

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Compliance Analysts, 23 percent above the national average. Compliance Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent), Philadelphia (+15 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), and Charlotte (+12 percent). Phoenix is the lowest-paying area, 9 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Denver and Atlanta (6 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Compliance Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Compliance Analyst?

Compliance Analyst in Omaha:
"Omaha, A Place for Everyone."
Pros: We have a very diversified culture. Our employer has been named 'Best Place to Work' in Omaha for the last four, consecutive years.
Cons: The weather isn't my favorite. It can get very cold in Omaha during the winter months.

Compliance Analyst in Las Vegas:
"Always Learning."
Pros: The learning curve is high and the deadlines are tight.
Cons: The learning curve is constant among various departments.

Compliance Analyst in Tampa:
"Field Sales Expense Analyst."
Pros: Under guidelines established by the US Sunshine Act and company policies, analyze submitted expense report Healthcare Professional Meal charges. Ensure all Physician and non-Physician attendees listed on the roster are captured correctly w/in the Concur expense system. Ensure rosters and receipts are legible. Ensure the correct Physician and associated profile is entered in Concur. Record all expense report rejections by error type in Excel spreadsheet. Create error reports using approved format whenever error(s) occur.
Cons:

Compliance Analyst in New York:
Pros: Work/life balance and ability to work from home.
Cons: Pay could be higher.

Compliance Analyst in San Jose:
"Interesting."
Pros: Analyzing Data and communicating w/customers.
Cons: Colleagues who don't know their job.

Compliance Analyst in Kansas City:
"Better Processes."
Get process in place and keep them current for those that come behind me.

Compliance Analyst in Cypress:
"I Enjoy It Very Much, Verifying That The Company Is Compliant."
Pros: The people, the ability to see changes made over the course of time due to my departments work.
Cons: The push back from business to not change and things should go as is.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Compliance Analyst

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 571 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Compliance Analyst Salaries

▲20%

▲11%

▲9%

National Average
$55,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Compliance Analyst Salaries



Risk Management / Risk Control
▲5%




▲1%



National Average
$55,000

Research Analysis
▼1%


Insurance
▼1%



Database Management & Reporting
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 571 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 12%