Chief Compliance Officer Salary in the United States

How much does a Chief Compliance Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Compliance Officer salary in the United States is $235,601 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $193,101 and $285,401. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Responsible for an organization's compliance with financial policy and reporting regulations. Plans and directs programs, policies, and practices to ensure that all business units' activities are in compliance with regulatory requirements. Tracks laws and regulations that might affect the organization's policies and implements necessary changes. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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