Compliance Officer Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of compliance officers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare compliance officer salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Compliance Officers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,200
25th Percentile Wage
$49,390
50th Percentile Wage
$67,290
75th Percentile Wage
$86,100
90th Percentile Wage
$100,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) compliance officers is $100,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $38,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,2901.55%10.52%
201566,2503.38%-
201464,0102.81%-
201362,2103.21%-
201260,210--

Compare Compliance Officer Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of compliance officers in 16 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for compliance officer occupations is the power and communication line and related structures construction industry with an annual salary $81,080. The lowest paying industry is the other building equipment contractors industry (annual salary $50,800). For detailed compliance officer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$81,080
Utility System Construction
$80,040
Nonresidential Building Construction
$74,080
Land Subdivision
$71,940
Construction of Buildings
$70,930
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$69,600
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$67,250
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$66,050
Building Equipment Contractors
$63,850
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$63,400
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$62,030
Residential Building Construction
$61,400
Specialty Trade Contractors
$61,140
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$58,420
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$57,070
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$50,800

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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