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
$37,700
25th Percentile Wage
$49,430
50th Percentile Wage
$65,880
75th Percentile Wage
$87,860
90th Percentile Wage
$104,440

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 $104,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $37,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compliance officers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,880
-2.14% 8.61%
2016
$67,290
1.55% -
2015
$66,250
3.38% -
2014
$64,010
2.81% -
2013
$62,210
3.21% -
2012
$60,210
- -

Compare Compliance Officer Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of compliance officers in 18 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 nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $73,760. The lowest paying industry is the other specialty trade contractors industry (annual salary $52,460). For detailed compliance officer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonresidential Building Construction
$73,760
Construction of Buildings
$72,300
Utility System Construction
$69,690
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$69,100
Residential Building Construction
$68,410
Land Subdivision
$67,610
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$64,950
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$64,290
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$63,430
Building Equipment Contractors
$62,260
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$61,820
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$60,760
Specialty Trade Contractors
$59,970
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$59,060
Building Finishing Contractors
$56,180
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$55,880
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$54,130
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$52,460

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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