Chief compliance officer comparative compensation data now available: Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics releases its Cross Industry 2012 Chief Compliance Officer Salary Survey

Jan 17, 2013, 09:50 ET from Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The compensation data collected in the fourth quarter of 2012 and just released by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) offers a comprehensive look across industries into the chief compliance officer (CCO) annual salary.

"The demand for skilled compliance professionals is skyrocketing.  It is imperative that we have solid compensation data at hand. These results were based on data from compliance professionals in many industries and will equip our members and their employers with the necessary knowledge they need in order to understand the various elements of compliance professionals pay packages," said SCCE Chief Executive Officer Roy Snell.

The data is aggregated to help individuals and organizations compare their own data to the results of similar operations. To assist CCOs with data comparisons, the research is broken out in a variety of groupings which include: all survey respondents, type, size, and annual revenue of the organization, number of years the chief compliance officer has managed the compliance department, the annual compliance budget managed by the chief compliance officer, the number of compliance elements in which the chief compliance officer is involved, the number of countries in which compliance is managed, percent of the company's legal and regulatory risk areas in which the chief compliance officer is involved, and more.

The CCO survey results are available at no charge on the SCCE website, use this link to login and then download the report:

A similar salary survey focused on compliance department staff is currently under development by the SCCE.

About SCCE
The Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE), headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is a non-profit professional membership organization made up of compliance and ethics professionals. Its mission is to champion ethical practices and compliance standards in all organizations and to provide the necessary resources for compliance professionals and others who share these principles. Visit the SCCE website at, Tel: 888-277-4977. Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics is located at 6500 Barrie Road, Suite 250, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55435.

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