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Compliance Officer Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Compliance Officers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,910
25th Percentile Wage
$49,420
50th Percentile Wage
$69,400
75th Percentile Wage
$89,490
90th Percentile Wage
$102,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $102,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $35,910.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,400
0.09% -3.17%
2016
$69,340
0.62% -
2015
$68,910
1.22% -
2014
$68,070
-1.48% -
2013
$69,080
-3.65% -
2012
$71,600
- -

Compare Compliance Officer Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of compliance officers in 32 industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 pipeline transportation of natural gas industry with an annual salary $89,560. The lowest paying industry is the school and employee bus transportation industry (annual salary $50,340). For detailed compliance officer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$89,560
Other Pipeline Transportation
$87,500
Postal Service (federal government)
$86,140
Postal Service (federal government)
$86,140
Pipeline Transportation
$85,360
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$81,520
Rail Transportation
$75,280
Rail Transportation
$75,280
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$75,260
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$73,850
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$73,200
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$69,400
Scheduled Air Transportation
$68,890
Couriers and Messengers
$68,190
Air Transportation
$67,680
Support Activities for Transportation
$66,730
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$66,410
Urban Transit Systems
$65,110
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
$64,200
Water Transportation
$62,640
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$61,010
Specialized Freight Trucking
$59,540
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$59,480
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$56,610
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$56,240
Truck Transportation
$56,170
Inland Water Transportation
$52,040
General Freight Trucking
$51,840
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$51,180
Warehousing and Storage
$50,520
Warehousing and Storage
$50,520
School and Employee Bus Transportation
$50,340

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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