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Highest Paying Cities for Compliance Officers

The top 100 highest paying cities for compliance officers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of compliance officers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $92,920, St Marys County, Maryland is the highest paying city for compliance officers. It is followed by Huntsville, Alabama (average annual salary $88,800). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of compliance officers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Compliance Officers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 St Marys County, Maryland
$92,920
70
2 Huntsville, Alabama
$88,800
160
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$88,480
1,540
4 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$87,910
4,600
5 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$86,310
6,760
6 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$86,180
3,500
7 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$86,080
3,030
8 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$86,030
5,110
9 Altoona, Pennsylvania
$85,550
160
10 Brunswick, Georgia
$85,220
490
11 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$84,300
180
12 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$84,170
3,860
13 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$84,090
4,460
14 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$84,050
8,890
15 Bellingham, Washington
$83,520
570
16 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$83,480
10,650
17 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$83,100
1,750
18 Yuba City, California
$82,790
50
19 Salinas, California
$82,720
180
20 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$82,670
980
21 New Haven, Connecticut
$81,990
370
22 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$81,770
120
23 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$80,480
400
24 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$80,480
70
25 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$80,170
6,020
26 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$80,150
5,830
27 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$80,040
4,320
28 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$79,760
3,460
29 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$79,670
10,770
30 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$78,880
200
31 Sandusky, Ohio
$78,770
40
32 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$78,540
8,650
33 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$78,340
1,810
34 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$78,250
180
35 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
$78,120
800
36 Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$78,120
130
37 Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$78,120
280
38 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$78,120
100
39 El Paso, Texas
$78,110
1,660
40 Mobile, Alabama
$78,110
130
41 Yuma, Arizona
$78,110
260
42 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$78,110
330
43 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$78,110
630
44 Savannah, Georgia
$78,100
300
45 Danbury, Connecticut
$77,870
100
46 Napa, California
$77,640
70
47 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$77,340
3,110
48 Laredo, Texas
$77,170
980
49 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$77,130
160
50 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$77,060
1,480
51 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$77,050
20,370
52 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$77,000
210
53 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$76,920
3,310
54 Cumberland, West Virginia
$76,300
110
55 Wilmington, New Jersey
$75,890
770
56 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$75,710
1,420
57 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$75,640
90
58 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$75,260
160
59 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$75,240
4,880
60 Ithaca, New York
$75,140
70
61 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$75,040
160
62 East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$75,030
70
63 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$75,000
11,040
64 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$74,820
390
65 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$74,390
520
66 Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$74,350
100
67 Framingham, Massachusetts
$74,350
250
68 Ocean City, New Jersey
$74,210
40
69 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$74,070
5,570
70 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$74,060
170
71 Worcester, Massachusetts
$74,040
590
72 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$73,900
290
73 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$73,840
2,240
74 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$73,520
1,940
75 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$73,520
480
76 Anchorage, Alaska
$73,490
440
77 North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$73,480
420
78 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$73,370
160
79 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$73,250
340
80 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$73,170
6,070
81 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$72,900
5,700
82 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$72,780
80
83 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$72,730
6,310
84 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$72,710
1,950
85 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$72,610
6,520
86 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$72,490
80
87 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$72,330
70
88 North Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$72,010
120
89 Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$71,810
600
90 Midland, Texas
$71,710
270
91 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$71,580
1,100
92 Wilmington, North Carolina
$71,560
220
93 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$71,490
1,790
94 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$71,330
4,020
95 Boulder, Colorado
$71,290
320
96 Nashua, New Hampshire
$71,260
130
97 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$71,200
400
98 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$71,110
60
99 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$71,030
910
100 Camden, New Jersey
$70,900
860
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