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A Late-Career Compliance Officer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills earns an average salary of $79,500 per year.

$59,180 - $184,753
MEDIAN: $79,346

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Salary $59,180 - $184,753
Bonus $9,826
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$53,107 - $188,892
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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.


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.

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Key Stats for Compliance Officer


86 %
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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


86 %
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 89%
no benefits
None: 6%