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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
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 Salary.com)... View full job description
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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.