Compliance Auditor Salary

The average pay for a Compliance Auditor is $52,991 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Risk Management / Risk Control and Accounting.

$39,627 - $79,369
$40K
$54K
$79K
MEDIAN: $54,192
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50%
90%

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$13.56 - $30.23
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $19.52
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$0$79K
Salary $39,627 - $79,369
Bonus $0.00 - $9,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,894
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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$34,620 - $78,025
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 303
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $13.56 - $30.23
Overtime $18.24 - $36.64
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,894
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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$34,620 - $78,025
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 111

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

National Average: $51,938

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Key Stats for Compliance Auditor

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Compliance Auditor Salaries

▲42%

▲11%

▲10%

National Average
$52,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Compliance Auditor Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲15%

Accounting
▲14%

Legal Compliance
▲4%

Internal Audit
▲3%

National Average
$52,000

▼2%


Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Data Analysis
▼13%

Microsoft Office
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 8%