Salary for Compliance Managers

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The function of a compliance manager is to ensure that company policies and procedures are in compliance with ethical and/or regulatory standards. Their work may include serving as confidential contact points for employees to communicate with management regarding compliance issues, and reporting to federal, state and local authorities if violations or compliance or regulations have occurred. They may also conduct internal investigations and identify compliance problems. A key function of this occupation is providing employees across departments with a clear understanding of existing regulations, conduct compliance trainings, and distributing related literature in the workplace. A Bachelor's degree is required for this position, although many compliance manager have pursued Master's degrees and doctorates or equivalent professional degrees.

A Compliance Manager will most likely earn wages that can range from $56,330 and $197,270 depending on experience and domain knowledge. will most likely earn wages of one hundred and twenty-three thousand nine hundred and eigthy dollars on a yearly basis.

can get the best compensation in District of Columbia, where they get an average salary rate of close to about $155,020. Employees who work in this career can make the most money in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they receive average pay levels of $154,100.

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Compliance Managers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$154,100
Information
$152,050
Finance and Insurance
$143,900
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$141,440
Utilities
$137,310
Manufacturing
$133,210

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
$87,410
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$88,860
Retail Trade
$95,930
Educational Services
$98,620
Construction
$101,750
Health Care and Social Assistance
$105,140