Compliance Officer Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for compliance officers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compliance officers amongst Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Compliance Officers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,080
25th Percentile Wage
$49,820
50th Percentile Wage
$65,520
75th Percentile Wage
$84,630
90th Percentile Wage
$102,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compliance officers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,520
1.66% 10.67%
2016
$64,430
3.00% -
2015
$62,500
4.40% -
2014
$59,750
1.96% -
2013
$58,580
0.09% -
2012
$58,530
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compliance Officers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compliance officers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compliance officers in state of Alabama ranges from $50,210 to $86,100. The highest paying area for compliance officers in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $86,100. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Mobile (mean annual salary $78,250). The lowest paying area is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$86,100
Mobile
$78,250
Birmingham-Hoover
$70,310
Gadsden
$64,690
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$61,690
Auburn-Opelika
$61,250
Montgomery
$60,210
Tuscaloosa
$58,080
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$57,060
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$54,080
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$50,620
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$50,210




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