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Compliance officer salary in Atlanta, GA

How much does a Compliance Officer make in Atlanta, GA?

Average base salary

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The average salary for a compliance officer is $62,293 per year in Atlanta, GA. 41 salaries reported, updated at September 9, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in Atlanta, GA

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Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Compliance Officers in Atlanta, GA

  1. Genentech
    1,002 reviews19 salaries reported
    $190,562per year
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Highest paying cities for Compliance Officers near Atlanta, GA

  1. Atlanta, GA
    $62,293 per year
    41 salaries reported
  2. Alpharetta, GA
    $59,702 per year
    14 salaries reported
  3. Duluth, GA
    $55,917 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Marietta, GA
    $55,100 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Savannah, GA
    $54,868 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Norcross, GA
    $54,735 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Augusta, GA
    $54,494 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Decatur, GA
    $53,817 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Kennesaw, GA
    $53,795 per year
    5 salaries reported
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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 Auditor

(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 $62,293 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
2012256increase by 256
2013573increase by 123.83%
2014699increase by 21.99%
2015232decrease by 66.81%
2016197decrease by 15.09%
2017150decrease by 23.86%
2018253increase by 68.67%
2019164decrease by 35.18%

Top companies hiring Compliance Officers with the recommended certification

NERC / North American Electric Reliability Corporation
VIR Consultant
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Top schools offering Certified Internal Auditor

Clemson University

42 reviews

St. Charles Community College

Los Angeles Valley College

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Law Degree
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Most common benefits for Compliance Officers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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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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How much do similar professions get paid in Atlanta, GA?

Risk Manager

410 job openings

Average $88,860 per year

Anti Money Laundering Analyst

27 job openings

Average $36.73 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Compliance Officer

As a compliance officer how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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