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
$42,090
25th Percentile Wage
$55,470
50th Percentile Wage
$73,990
75th Percentile Wage
$96,230
90th Percentile Wage
$120,370

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 $120,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $42,090.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,990
0.05% 8.47%
2016
$73,950
2.26% -
2015
$72,280
0.28% -
2014
$72,080
2.90% -
2013
$69,990
3.24% -
2012
$67,720
- -

Compare Compliance Officer Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of compliance officers in 85 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 aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $87,530. The lowest paying industry is the animal slaughtering and processing industry (annual salary $43,410). For detailed compliance officer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$87,530
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$86,950
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$85,530
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$84,700
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$83,520
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$83,160
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$81,690
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$81,190
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$81,150
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$78,700
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$78,700
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$78,610
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$78,600
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$78,540
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$77,850
Chemical Manufacturing
$77,050
Chemical Manufacturing
$76,750
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$76,380
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$75,570
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$75,070
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$74,530
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$74,450
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$71,600
Machinery Manufacturing
$69,960
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$69,640
Ship and Boat Building
$69,410
Chemical Manufacturing
$69,110
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$68,870
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$68,520
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$67,480
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$67,420
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$67,280
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$67,180
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$66,670
Apparel Manufacturing
$66,550
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$66,500
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$66,460
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$66,130
Machine Shops
$66,120
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$65,950
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$65,280
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$64,790
Machinery Manufacturing
$64,450
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$64,430
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$63,890
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$63,860
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$63,430
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$63,120
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$62,830
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$62,390
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$62,390
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$61,570
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$61,480
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$61,350
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$61,110
Beverage Manufacturing
$60,890
Paper Manufacturing
$60,860
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$60,590
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$60,490
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$60,480
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$60,070
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$59,850
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$59,660
Other Food Manufacturing
$59,600
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$59,260
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$59,190
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$59,170
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$58,880
Animal Food Manufacturing
$58,010
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$57,830
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$57,810
Food Manufacturing
$57,570
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$57,410
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$57,370
Wood Product Manufacturing
$57,170
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$57,140
Printing and Related Support Activities
$56,620
Printing and Related Support Activities
$56,620
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$56,370
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$56,340
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$56,070
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$49,070
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$48,970
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$44,510
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$43,410

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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