$76,646
Avg. Salary
$19.85
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$6,324

Bonus

$2,916

Profit Sharing

$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Compliance Manager is $19.85 per hour.

The average pay for a Compliance Manager is $76,646 per year.

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$13.25
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MEDIAN $19.85
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$49k
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$116k
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MEDIAN $76,646
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MEDIAN: $76,646
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$0$123K
Salary $49,318 - $116,381
Bonus $1,010 - $18,404
Profit Sharing $0.98 - $12,539
Commission $5,000
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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$46,325 - $123,229
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,141
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $13.25 - $34.82
Overtime $18.87 - $46.16
Annual Data $0$123K
Bonus $1,010 - $18,404
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $0.98 - $12,539
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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$46,325 - $123,229
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 224

Job Description for Compliance Manager

Compliance managers work on a company's legal, management, and compliance issues. They make sure that their company is up to date with all the regulatory requirements. Their tasks include conducting audits, identifying issues, filing reports, consulting with attorneys, assisting employees, analyzing sales, investigating customer complaints, guiding and teaching fellow employees, overseeing compliance systems, and verifying policies. Compliance managers typically need to be strong leaders, as well as strong communicators. This job is communication-heavy and requires frequent verbal and written communication with others. It is also helpful to be persuasive and an excellent problem solver; compliance managers generally have to analyze data and explain results to - and potentially persuade - higher management or attorneys.

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Compliance Manager Tasks
  • Perform routine internal audits to ensure that business is operating in accordance with regulations.
  • Consult with company about processes, practices, and systems and areas of improvement.
  • Create, implement, administer, and enforce policies, procedures and laws required for a company to operate in accordance with the law and regulations.
  • Establish and update a compliance manual.

Compliance Manager Pay By Employer

$0$130K

$97,747

$109,073

Morgan Stanley
11 profiles
$85,000

$96,650

$95,000

Common Career Paths for Compliance Manager


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Compliance Managers who advance into the role of a VP of Compliance are fairly uncommon. Compliance VPs on average earn $104K per year. It is quite typical for Compliance Managers to transition into roles as Compliance Directors or Chief Compliance Officers, where reported median earnings are $24K and $28K higher per year.

Compliance Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Compliance Manager


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Anti-Money Laundering, Legal Research, Trade Compliance, and Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 9 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Safety Compliance, HIPAA Compliance, and Data Analysis. Those familiar with Risk Management / Risk Control tend to be well versed in Project Management. Those familiar with Regulatory Compliance also tend to know Legal Compliance, Project Management, and Compliance (Financial).

Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Manager

Pay by Experience for a Compliance Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Compliance Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 599 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Compliance Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 565 salaries. An experienced Compliance Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 550 salaries. A Compliance Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 175 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,369

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

For those looking to make money, Compliance Managers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 46 percent above the national average. Compliance Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+29 percent), Boston (+26 percent), Houston (+21 percent), and Detroit (+19 percent). Trailing the national average by 1 percent, Seattle is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Compliance Manager Advice

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

Compliance Manager in Auburn Hills:
"Valuable skills associated with this job."
Understanding that while work is important to the company, you'll have to push information and create and present your own value proposition for your role.

Compliance Manager in Sandy Springs:
"Unrewarding."
Pros: I enjoy working with some of the people who work at either location.
Cons: Employees do not take me seriously as a member of management. Other members of management take advantage of me to carry out tasks they are capable of doing, which pulls me away from my day to day tasks. I also take on more responsibilities that are not directly related to my position.

Compliance Manager in Seattle:
"Always ask why."
To be a good manager you always need to understand why a process is being completed and does it add value. If a process is not adding value, make sure you are not requiring this process to be completed. Companies are in the business of making money, and processes should help companies achieve this goal.

Compliance Manager in Lenexa:
Read as much as you can about healthcare compliance and join HCCA.

Compliance Manager in Concord:
"Job Requirements."
Attention to detail. Ability to lead. Ability to create and implement. Analytical thinking.

Compliance Manager in Indiantown:
"Office condition, work flexibility, stress level medium."
Pros: I like my job, I enjoy that I do so many different things.
Cons: I don't get paid enough to be in charge of so many things.

Compliance Manager in New York:
Attention to detail is extremely important.

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Key Stats for Compliance Manager

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 628 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Compliance Manager Salaries

▲13%

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$77,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Compliance Manager Salaries






National Average
$77,000



Policy Analysis
▼3%

Project Management
▼4%

▼5%



Program Management
▼8%


Safety Compliance
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 628 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 12%