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 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,790
25th Percentile Wage
$40,240
50th Percentile Wage
$57,230
75th Percentile Wage
$80,490
90th Percentile Wage
$98,520

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 $98,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,790.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.80
25th Percentile Wage
$19.35
50th Percentile Wage
$27.52
75th Percentile Wage
$38.70
90th Percentile Wage
$47.37

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compliance officers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.37. The median hourly salary is $27.52. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.80.

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
201657,230-1.40%-0.17%
201558,030-1.10%-
201458,6705.25%-
201355,590-3.13%-
201257,330--

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 $37,490 to $85,220. The highest paying area for compliance officers in Georgia is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $85,220. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Savannah (mean annual salary $78,100). The lowest paying area is Dalton with a median annual salary of $37,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brunswick
$85,220
Savannah
$78,100
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$58,400
Columbus
$57,390
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$52,610
Gainesville
$52,560
Athens-Clarke County
$47,680
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$47,680
Warner Robins
$47,660
Albany
$47,140
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$47,120
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$44,970
Macon
$41,390
Dalton
$37,490


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