How much does a Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist make in the United States? The average Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist salary in the United States is $96,462 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $76,926 and $121,632. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $76,926 10% $59,139 90% $144,548 75% $121,632 $96,462 50%(Median)
Change Search Criteria

Job Description for Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist

Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist monitors activities relating to standards of conduct and ethical relationships. Assesses, prioritizes and manages legal and regulatory compliance risks based on Federal Sentencing Guidelines requirements. Being a Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist participates in the implementation of the corporation's comprehensive ethics and compliance program throughout the organization. Assures honest, candid, and timely responses from the appropriate management personnel are provided for "helpline" inquiries. Additionally, Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist monitors allegations of unethical activity, including violations of Sarbanes Oxley, through evaluation of risk and identification of solutions. Ensures that a thorough investigation is conducted of alleged violations of the Code, laws, or regulations pertaining to the business. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2021 View full job description

Employers: Job Description Management Tool

See user submitted job responsibilities for Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist.

Job Openings for Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist in the United States. The base salary for Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist ranges from $76,926 to $121,632 with the average base salary of $96,462. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $81,195 to $137,067 with the average total cash compensation of $103,693.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.



Step 3 of 3

How much should you be paid?

View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Skills associated with Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist: Ethics Oversight, Internal Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Compliance Documentation ...More

Recently searched related titles: Ethics Officer

Salary estimation for Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist at companies like : CHRISTOPHER & BANKS CORP, VASO Corp, WORLD FUEL SERVICES CORP

Jobs with a similar salary range to Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist : SQL Server Database Administrator, Composite Design Engineer, Sr