Compliance Specialist Salary

A Compliance Specialist earns an average salary of $53,900 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Data Analysis and Insurance. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$37,680 - $79,297
$38K
$54K
$79K
MEDIAN: $54,452
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$14.14 - $26.70
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MEDIAN: $19.07
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$0$79K
Salary $37,680 - $79,297
Bonus $0.00 - $9,387
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,500
Commission $0.00
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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$34,063 - $78,256
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,398
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $14.14 - $26.70
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $21.30 - $42.46
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,387
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,500
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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$34,063 - $78,256
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 613

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Job Description for Compliance Specialist

A compliance specialist reviews medical record findings to ensure their accuracy. They must have have an extensive knowledge of medical record documentation guidelines, as well as certifications in coding and compliance. Typically employers also require at least five years of experience working in settings that require coding and compliance.

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Compliance Specialist Tasks

  • Research, develop and recommend strategic advice to ensure companies align with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of all government, regulatory, and compliance documents for all business units in an organization.
  • Ensure relevant documents are in compliance with established guidelines and standards.

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Pay by Experience Level for Compliance Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Compliance Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Compliance Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 1,103 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Compliance Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 483 salaries. An experienced Compliance Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 348 salaries. A Compliance Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 120 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,446

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Compliance Specialist Reviews

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

Compliance Specialist in Portland:
"Work."
Pros: Positive people, growth opportunities, fast-paced environment, health benefits.
Cons: Vacation/PTO/Sick Time benefits/accrual.

Compliance Specialist in Jacksonville:
Pros:
Cons: Over worker, under staffed, under paid. No overtime allowed.

Compliance Specialist in Minneapolis:
"Go getter."
Pros: Work culture and flexibility. So much to room to grow. Learning and development is highly encouraged.
Cons: Rewards. I think I should earn more. Given my level of education and skills.

Compliance Specialist in Los Angeles:
"Management has no human skills."
Pros: The individual contributors that are NOT IN MANAGEMENT.
Cons: My boss. Management has no human skills. They are demeaning to Hispanics.

Compliance Specialist in Boston:
"Challenging."
Pros: Learning the legalities involved with financial services. Customer service.
Cons: Needing more specific training and certifications.

Compliance Specialist in Greenville:
"Corportate."
Pros: It is challenging and offers advancement opportunity.
Cons:

Compliance Specialist in Hamel:
"Positive culture in a fast growing business."
Pros: The flexibility in reaching deadlines by using the best method possible.
Cons: Pay and micromanage.

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Key Stats for Compliance Specialist

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 386 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Compliance Specialist Salaries

▲20%

▲15%

▲9%

National Average
$50,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Compliance Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲26%

▲12%





Trade Compliance
▲4%


▲1%




National Average
$50,000




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 386 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%
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