Compliance Officer Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for compliance officers in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compliance officers amongst Georgia 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,990
25th Percentile Wage
$41,860
50th Percentile Wage
$57,110
75th Percentile Wage
$82,110
90th Percentile Wage
$100,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,990.

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
$57,110
-0.21% -0.39%
2016
$57,230
-1.40% -
2015
$58,030
-1.10% -
2014
$58,670
5.25% -
2013
$55,590
-3.13% -
2012
$57,330
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compliance officers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compliance officers in state of Georgia ranges from $39,080 to $86,610. The highest paying area for compliance officers in Georgia is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $86,610. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Savannah (mean annual salary $79,380). The lowest paying area is Dalton with a median annual salary of $39,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brunswick
$86,610
Savannah
$79,380
Gainesville
$58,180
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$57,500
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$53,510
Columbus
$52,410
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$50,780
Athens-Clarke County
$50,320
Rome
$50,280
Albany
$48,870
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$48,090
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$47,230
Warner Robins
$46,970
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$46,960
Macon
$42,240
Valdosta
$42,200
Dalton
$39,080




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