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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
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 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 $101,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $35,990.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

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

The average salaries of compliance officers in 24 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 other pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $94,490. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for road transportation industry (annual salary $34,430). For detailed compliance officer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Pipeline Transportation
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
Postal Service (federal government)
Postal Service (federal government)
Pipeline Transportation
Rail Transportation
Rail Transportation
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
Support Activities for Air Transportation
Water Transportation
Scheduled Air Transportation
Air Transportation
Support Activities for Transportation
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
Freight Transportation Arrangement
Specialized Freight Trucking
Couriers and Messengers
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
Truck Transportation
Warehousing and Storage
Warehousing and Storage
General Freight Trucking
Support Activities for Road Transportation

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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