$55,229
Avg. Salary
$20.19
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,029

Bonus

$2,424

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Compliance Auditor is $20.19 per hour.

The average pay for a Compliance Auditor is $55,229 per year.

10%
$13.93
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$20.19
50%
$30.83
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MEDIAN $20.19
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$39k
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$55k
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$83k
90%
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MEDIAN $55,229
$39,348 - $83,230
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MEDIAN: $55,229
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$0$83K
Salary $39,348 - $83,230
Bonus $15.50 - $8,090
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,544
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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$35,428 - $81,408
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 590
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $13.93 - $30.83
Overtime $17.84 - $38.25
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $15.50 - $8,090
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,544
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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$35,428 - $81,408
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 225

Job Description for Compliance Auditor

The compliance auditor is responsible for helping protect an organization's assets by conducting internal audits and inspections to ensure that the organization's equipment and operations are in compliance with laws, corporate guidelines, best practices, and contractual agreements. The auditor may work alone or as part of a team to examine records and inspect practices, document the state of affairs, note potential problems, and make recommendations to management regarding methods to improve compliance. The auditor then conducts follow-up inspections to ensure that suggested changes (that have been approved by management) are implemented and executed properly.

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Compliance Auditor Tasks
  • Verify that the business operates within local, state and federal laws, procedures, and regulations.
  • Make recommendations to management of noncompliant businesses and schedule future audits to monitor progress and adherence.
  • Review records to verify that all duties have been completed in accordance with regulations.

Common Career Paths for Compliance Auditor


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Compliance Auditor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Compliance Auditor

Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Auditor

Pay by Experience for a Compliance Auditor has a positive trend. An entry-level Compliance Auditor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 233 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Compliance Auditor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Compliance Auditor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 82 salaries. A Compliance Auditor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

27%

-3%

-5%

National Average: $52,276

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

Compliance Auditor Reviews

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

Compliance Auditor in Miramar:
"Headed to greatness."
Pros: I loved the easy commute from work to home
Cons: I don't have any

Compliance Auditor in Des Moines:
"Bright Future in Des Moines!"
Pros: Lots of job opportunities and an affordable cost of living
Cons: The weather

Compliance Auditor in Atlanta:
"Target."
Learn everything possible to function in an ethical manner.

Compliance Auditor in Raleigh:
Must have solid computer skills, medical background to understand differences in procedures so audit and compliance is accurate.

Compliance Auditor in Buffalo:
"Pay was not commensurate with responsibilities."
Be neutral. Be prepared for others to regard you as a whistle blower.

Compliance Auditor in Fort Worth:
"If I could write a letter to a younger me."
I recommend accountants get certified in audit as soon as possible. In my job I must know and explain the law as it relates to employment and tax compliance, use computers, software, and the Internet to perform complex research. The key to success is in being able to quickly move between tasks and not lose focus or patience when interrupted, be extremely knowledgeable in all facets of accounting, GAAP, psychology, interviewing employers and claimants to investigate claims and render decisions, piece together information, audit records and write formal audit reports, find people/employers (skip-tracing), collect taxes, help diverse people and personalities resolve problems quickly; It is also critical to be able to communicate detailed information easily, answer employer questions and resolve account issues, maintain good working relationships with more than 2500 employers and accounting professionals in an assigned tax district, balance compliance with caring, professional service.

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Key Stats for Compliance Auditor

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 143 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Compliance Auditor Salaries

▲41%

▲11%

▲9%

National Average
$52,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Compliance Auditor Salaries

Accounting
▲14%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲14%

Legal Compliance
▲3%

Internal Audit
▲2%

National Average
$52,000

▼2%


Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Data Analysis
▼13%

Microsoft Office
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 12%