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Compliance officer salary in Washington, DC

How much does a Compliance Officer make in Washington, DC?

Average base salary

$82,388
arrow up29%
above national average
Average $82,388
Low $54,696
High $124,101
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a compliance officer is $82,388 per year in Washington, DC. 56 salaries reported, updated at September 7, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in Washington, DC

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Compliance Officers in Washington, DC

  1. Genentech
    4.0star
    1,002 reviews19 salaries reported
    $190,562per year
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Highest paying cities for Compliance Officers near Washington, DC

  1. Charlotte, NC
    $99,223 per year
    26 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $82,388 per year
    56 salaries reported
  3. Tampa, FL
    $81,979 per year
    46 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $81,966 per year
    214 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $72,637 per year
    74 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $71,830 per year
    55 salaries reported
  1. Miami, FL
    $67,822 per year
    40 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $66,967 per year
    102 salaries reported
  3. Salt Lake City, UT
    $65,351 per year
    22 salaries reported
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Compliance Officers

Most recommended skill

Operational Risk Management(earn +59.83% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 734.62% since 2018. Compliance Officers with this skill earn +59.83% more than the average base salary, which is $82,388 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
201314increase by 14
2014133increase by 850.00%
201593decrease by 30.08%
201650decrease by 46.24%
201776increase by 52.00%
201826decrease by 65.79%
2019217increase by 734.62%

Top companies hiring Compliance Officers with the recommended skill

EagleBank
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Top certifications
Certified Internal Auditor
+42.23%salary
Top fields of study
Law Degree
+29.10%salary
Top licenses
CPA
+32.52%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
38 jobs46
11 jobs13
21 jobs24
24 jobs34
70 jobs113
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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 Washington, DC?

Risk Manager

879 job openings

Average $110,590 per year

Anti Money Laundering Analyst

57 job openings

Average $27.74 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Compliance Officer

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