Compliance Officer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$65,000
$44,000
$65,000
$96,000
Did you know that the average Compliance Officer makes $65,364 per year? That's valued at $31.43 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $44,000 and $96,000, meaning Compliance Officers have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most Compliance Officers find a job with Finance and Health Care companies, while others work for Finance, Health Care, and Government companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Washington, Montana and Alaska are the top states in the U.S. to pay Compliance Officers the highest salaries.
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Map of Compliance Officer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Compliance Officers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Compliance Officer Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a Compliance Officer is roughly $65,364 per year, which boils down to $31.43 per hour. Interestingly enough, Compliance Officers have the highest salaries in Santa Rosa, CA at about $90,113 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Santa Rosa, CA is $54,000. Additionally, Compliance Officers make more than the average salary in Seattle, WA, Baltimore, MD, Boston, MA, Jersey City, NJ, and Wilmington, DE. On a more broad level, Compliance Officer salaries are highest in Washington, Montana, Alaska, Nevada, California, Maryland, and Idaho. On the contrary, Hawaii, North Carolina, and Missouri offer the lowest Compliance Officer salaries.

Average Compliance Officer Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs as they offer the highest salaries for Compliance Officers.
Company
Average Salary
$140,828
$141k
$126,887
$127k
$126,800
$127k
$122,560
$123k

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Compliance Officer Salary History

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Compliance Officer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Compliance Officer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Compliance Officer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Hipaa Compliance Officer
Hipaa Compliance Officer
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$40,000
$40,000
06/28/2020
State of South Dakota
State of South Dakota
Dairy Compliance Officer (Agriculture Program Specialist)
Dairy Compliance Officer (Agriculture Program Specialist)
Dairy Compliance Officer (Agriculture Program Specialist)
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$44,203
$44,203
06/26/2020
Compliance Officer
Compliance Officer
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$95,000
$95,000
06/26/2020
New Jersey Economic Development Authority
New Jersey Economic Development Authority
Compliance Officer I-Labor Standards
Compliance Officer I-Labor Standards
Compliance Officer I-Labor Standards
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$48,540
$48,540
06/25/2020
Police Accreditation and Compliance Officer
Police Accreditation and Compliance Officer
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$48,263
$48,263
06/23/2020
Compliance Officer
Compliance Officer
06/20/2020
06/20/2020
$138,786
$138,786
06/20/2020
Virginia Housing Development Authority
Virginia Housing Development Authority
Program Compliance Officer
Program Compliance Officer
Program Compliance Officer
06/17/2020
06/17/2020
$59,625
$59,625
06/17/2020
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Drinking Water Compliance Officer
Drinking Water Compliance Officer
Drinking Water Compliance Officer
06/15/2020
06/15/2020
$51,542
$51,542
06/15/2020
Iowa Title Guaranty Compliance Officer
Iowa Title Guaranty Compliance Officer
05/28/2020
05/28/2020
$53,622
$53,622
05/28/2020
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Compliance Officer
Compliance Officer
Compliance Officer
05/21/2020
05/21/2020
$55,286
$55,286
05/21/2020