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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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

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
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Ship and Boat Building
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Machine Shops
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Grain and Oilseed Milling
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Animal Food Manufacturing
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Beverage Manufacturing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing

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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