Compliance officer

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

Average base salary
4.6k salaries reported, updated at May 22, 2020
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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Where can a Compliance Officer earn more?

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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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Top companies hiring compliance officers with the recommended certification

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Certification categories:
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Certified Internal Auditor
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Certified Information Systems Auditor
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Law Degree
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Information Systems Degree
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Finance Degree
120 jobs
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Computer Science Degree
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Accounting Degree
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License categories:
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FINRA License
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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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