Compliance Investigator Salary in the United States

How much does a Compliance Investigator make in the United States? The average Compliance Investigator salary in the United States is $82,642 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $68,638 and $103,548. 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

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Job Description

Compliance Investigator conducts investigations of alleged violations of the corporation's ethical standards or non-compliance with applicable laws, regulations and corporate policy. 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. Being a Compliance Investigator presents clear, concise, and factual reports that enable fair and relevant decisions to be made. Recommends proactive measures that will reduce the risk of similar future incidents. Additionally, Compliance Investigator 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. The Compliance Investigator contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Compliance Investigator typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Compliance Investigator

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Compliance Investigation Manager


    Bachelor's Degree

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