Compliance officer

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How much does a Compliance Officer make in the United States?

Average base salary
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4.6k salaries reported, updated at May 22, 2020
$77,075
per year
The average salary for a compliance officer is $77,075 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Pet insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Food provided

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for compliance officers

Most recommended certification

Certified Internal Auditordimension-trending-icon

earn +42.23% more

The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 35.18% since 2018. Compliance Officers with this certification earn +42.23% more than the average base salary, which is $77,075 per year.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Tableau
+56.64%
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Bloomberg
+72.13%
13Company icon
Azure
+53.72%
24Company icon
SAS
+45.84%
34Company icon
Visio
+28.79%
113Company icon
Certification categories:
Top certification
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Certified Internal Auditor
+42.23%
430Company icon
Certified Information Systems Auditor
+38.55%
495Company icon
CRISC
+49.53%
48Company icon
CISM
+37.66%
109Company icon
CRCM
+33.38%
447Company icon
Field of study categories:
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Law Degree
+29.10%
135 jobs
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Information Systems Degree
+34.05%
29 jobs
46Company icon
Finance Degree
+22.45%
120 jobs
179Company icon
Computer Science Degree
+34.77%
123 jobs
167Company icon
Accounting Degree
+14.29%
188 jobs
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License categories:
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CPA
+32.52%
176 jobs
551Company icon
FINRA License
+21.15%
81 jobs
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Most common benefits for Compliance Officers

  • Pet insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Food provided
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • 401(k) matching
  • Disability insurance
  • Free fitness classes
  • 401(k)
  • Health savings account

Salary satisfaction

Based on 718 ratings

57% of Compliance officers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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