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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 $96,640, California-Lexington Park, USA is the highest paying city for compliance officers. It is followed by St Marys County, Maryland (average annual salary $92,920). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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 California-Lexington Park, USA
$96,640
60
2 St Marys County, Maryland
$92,920
70
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$92,060
1,950
4 San Rafael, USA
$90,820
200
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$89,340
3,610
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$89,230
6,620
7 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$88,980
2,800
8 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$88,340
5,130
9 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$87,400
5,670
10 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$87,180
120
11 Brunswick, Georgia
$86,610
520
12 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$86,350
8,920
13 Huntsville, Alabama
$86,100
180
14 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$85,810
220
15 Bellingham, Washington
$85,730
540
16 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$85,320
960
17 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$85,150
4,120
18 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$85,040
10,960
19 Altoona, Pennsylvania
$84,880
220
20 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$84,830
120
21 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$84,380
640
22 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$83,050
1,830
23 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$82,290
4,350
24 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$82,210
110
25 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$82,160
6,350
26 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$82,120
4,690
27 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$82,060
8,910
28 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$81,830
270
29 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$81,810
350
30 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
$81,800
770
31 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$81,800
60
32 El Centro, California
$81,790
610
33 Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$81,790
290
34 Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$81,790
130
35 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$81,790
410
36 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$81,710
3,710
37 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$81,410
13,140
38 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$80,630
2,030
39 Laredo, Texas
$80,500
1,010
40 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$80,490
4,230
41 Salinas, California
$80,270
160
42 Midland, USA
$80,020
n/a
43 Sierra Vista-Douglas, USA
$79,790
180
44 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$79,670
10,770
45 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$79,390
640
46 El Paso, Texas
$79,380
1,670
47 Savannah, Georgia
$79,380
320
48 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$79,370
130
49 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$78,930
160
50 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$78,810
3,170
51 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$78,800
6,190
52 Sandusky, Ohio
$78,770
40
53 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$78,700
1,760
54 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$78,340
130
55 Mobile, Alabama
$78,250
150
56 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$78,000
14,920
57 Yuba City, California
$77,940
70
58 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$77,920
21,480
59 Napa, California
$77,420
90
60 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$77,360
620
61 Ithaca, New York
$77,150
80
62 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$77,090
1,740
63 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$76,920
3,310
64 Anchorage, Alaska
$76,390
450
65 Framingham, Massachusetts
$76,310
640
66 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$76,260
2,280
67 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$76,040
180
68 Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$76,020
50
69 Springfield, Illinois
$75,800
190
70 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$75,770
170
71 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$75,710
1,420
72 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$75,610
5,140
73 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$75,360
190
74 Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
$75,260
70
75 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$75,060
1,960
76 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$75,000
11,040
77 Boulder, Colorado
$74,970
350
78 North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$74,960
450
79 Danbury, Connecticut
$74,730
110
80 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$74,640
360
81 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$74,620
380
82 Camden, New Jersey
$74,590
1,080
83 Cumberland, West Virginia
$74,590
120
84 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$74,580
170
85 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$74,580
890
86 Yuma, Arizona
$74,580
280
87 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$74,240
70
88 New Haven, Connecticut
$73,740
400
89 Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana
$73,470
30
90 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$73,290
6,210
91 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$73,270
400
92 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$73,270
6,630
93 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$73,260
3,750
94 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$73,050
1,030
95 Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$73,020
40
96 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$72,930
6,040
97 Fairbanks, Alaska
$72,810
70
98 Worcester, Massachusetts
$72,780
510
99 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$72,420
210
100 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$72,360
190
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