Compliance Director Salary

A Compliance Director earns an average salary of $99,035 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Project Management.
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$57,540 - $159,513
$58K
$99K
$160K
MEDIAN: $98,807
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$13.81 - $45.62
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$0$182K
Salary $57,540 - $159,513
Bonus $1,158 - $34,108
Profit Sharing $775 - $45,000
Commission $3,300
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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).
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$55,640 - $182,249
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 781
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $13.81 - $45.62
Overtime $35.37
Annual Data $0$182K
Bonus $1,158 - $34,108
Commission $3,300
Profit Sharing $775 - $45,000
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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$55,640 - $182,249
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Compliance Director

Compliance directors are responsible for ensuring that corporations or agencies conform to all rules, regulations, and laws relevant to their functions. For example, compliance directors at medical insurance companies analyze policies and practices to guarantee they adhere to state and federal Medicare and Medicaid standards and to state and federal laws related to treatment and patient care. In the banking industry, compliance directors analyze investments and policies to ensure their legal and regulatory status is in proper order, and they offer risk assessments of possible legal and regulatory issues that may arise in the future. If a violation does occur, compliance directors are responsible for managing and correcting the problem as well as instituting policy to eliminate the lapse in regulatory compliance.

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Compliance Director Tasks

  • Research new and existing laws, regulations, policies, and industry standards and identify existing and emerging business practice issues and risks of company.
  • Propose solutions relating to compliance requirements that impact the company's products and business.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of internal control and identify inefficient business processes that hinder compliance.
  • Lead team responsible for regulatory compliance.

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Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Director

Pay by Experience for a Compliance Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Compliance Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 183 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Compliance Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 253 salaries. An experienced Compliance Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 336 salaries. A Compliance Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 168 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $101,596

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Compliance Director Reviews

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

Compliance Director in Sacramento:
"Busy Learning."
Pros: Ability to learn.
Cons: Future unknown.

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Key Stats for Compliance Director

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Compliance Director Salaries

▲27%

▲14%

National Average
$102,000

▼3%

▼29%

Skills That Affect Compliance Director Salaries

Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
▲34%

Project Management
▲32%



National Average
$102,000


Contract Management
▼2%




Compliance (Financial)
▼11%

Safety Compliance
▼22%

Auditing
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 10%
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