Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist in the United States is $45 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $36 and $56. Hourly rate 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

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 2019 Salary.com)

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    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Corporate Ethics & Compliance Specialist

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Ethics & Compliance Training Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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