Compliance Officer Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Compliance Officers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,950
25th Percentile Wage
$55,430
50th Percentile Wage
$73,950
75th Percentile Wage
$95,970
90th Percentile Wage
$119,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $119,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $41,950.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,9502.26%8.42%
201572,2800.28%-
201472,0802.90%-
201369,9903.24%-
201267,720--

Compare Compliance Officer Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of compliance officers in 64 industries in the manufacturing 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 resin, synthetic rubber, and artificial synthetic fibers and filaments manufacturing industry with an annual salary $86,950. The lowest paying industry is the office furniture (including fixtures) manufacturing industry (annual salary $48,970). For detailed compliance officer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$86,950
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$85,920
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$85,210
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$84,700
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$83,800
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$82,820
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$82,460
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$81,910
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$80,800
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$80,800
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$80,410
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$80,070
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$79,850
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$76,170
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$76,130
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$75,570
Chemical Manufacturing
$75,450
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$75,070
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$74,820
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$74,450
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$72,970
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$71,600
Machinery Manufacturing
$71,120
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$70,670
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$69,640
Ship and Boat Building
$69,360
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$68,510
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$67,280
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$67,180
Machine Shops
$65,430
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$65,280
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$64,420
Other Food Manufacturing
$64,190
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$63,920
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$63,650
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$63,430
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$63,310
Apparel Manufacturing
$63,110
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$62,910
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$62,420
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$61,570
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$61,230
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$60,840
Food Manufacturing
$60,840
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$60,490
Animal Food Manufacturing
$60,420
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$60,000
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$59,990
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$59,670
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$59,530
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$58,960
Printing and Related Support Activities
$58,780
Printing and Related Support Activities
$58,780
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$58,700
Beverage Manufacturing
$58,650
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$58,630
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$58,250
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$57,830
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$57,460
Paper Manufacturing
$56,850
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$56,710
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$55,540
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$53,950
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$48,970

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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