Compliance Officer in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

The average salary for a Compliance Officer in Atlanta, Georgia is $55,000 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Legal Compliance, Regulatory Compliance, and Risk Management / Risk Control. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$44,042 - $116,484
$44K
$67K
$120K
MEDIAN: $67,280
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Salary $44,042 - $116,484
Bonus $3,750
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$40,933 - $116,573
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Compliance Officer

A company's compliance officer generally is in charge of supervising and handling issues related to compliance with laws or regulations, including making sure that the company is up to date with its licensing requirements. Often, they must report their findings to the organization's governing body and recommend any needed changes. This job is particularly essential in heavily regulated industries such as health care and financial services.

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Compliance Officer Tasks

  • Assess product, compliance, or operational risks and develop risk management strategies.
  • Conduct periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed.
  • Conduct or direct the internal investigation of compliance issues.
  • Oversee and monitor activities for compliance with company, state and federal regulations.

About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

Compliance Officer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Officer

Pay by Experience for a Compliance Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Compliance Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Compliance Officer 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 18 salaries. An experienced Compliance Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 9 salaries. A Compliance Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Compliance Officer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Compliance Officer Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
▼18%

▼27%

Skills That Affect Compliance Officer Salaries

Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
▲8%

Legal Compliance
▲7%

National Average
$69,000


Risk Management / Risk Control
▼15%

Compliance (Financial)
▼27%

Auditing
▼29%

Bank Security Act Compliance
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 14%