How much does a Compliance Officer make in the United States? The average Compliance Officer salary in the United States is $85,400 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $70,900 and $106,900. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Compliance Officer ensures that investigations follow the approved process, are lawfully and objectively conducted, are thorough in gathering all material facts and present an accurate accounting of the issues. Conducts investigations of alleged violations of the corporation's ethical standards or non-compliance with applicable laws, regulations and corporate policy. Being a Compliance Officer recommends proactive measures that will reduce the risk of similar future incidents. Presents clear, concise, and factual reports that enable fair and relevant decisions to be made. In addition, Compliance Officer typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. May require a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification. Being a Compliance Officer contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Working as a Compliance Officer typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021

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