Compliance Officer Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for compliance officers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compliance officers amongst Florida 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,640
25th Percentile Wage
$40,520
50th Percentile Wage
$57,400
75th Percentile Wage
$81,780
90th Percentile Wage
$94,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,640.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.69
25th Percentile Wage
$19.48
50th Percentile Wage
$27.60
75th Percentile Wage
$39.32
90th Percentile Wage
$45.63

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compliance officers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.63. The median hourly salary is $27.60. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.69.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of compliance officers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,4000.07%3.47%
201557,3600.10%-
201457,3000.91%-
201356,7802.41%-
201255,410--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compliance officers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compliance officers in state of Florida ranges from $33,990 to $79,760. The highest paying area for compliance officers in Florida is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall with a median annual salary of $79,760. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach (mean annual salary $73,170). The lowest paying area is Tallahassee with a median annual salary of $33,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$79,760
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$73,170
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$64,510
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$63,840
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$62,430
Jacksonville
$62,140
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$61,810
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$59,120
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$57,980
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$57,450
Naples-Marco Island
$56,930
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$56,070
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$51,230
Gainesville
$49,700
Port St Lucie
$49,430
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$48,470
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$47,940
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$45,980
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$44,920
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$43,840
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$43,230
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$41,560
Ocala
$41,170
Punta Gorda
$39,650
Tallahassee
$33,990



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