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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
$35,990
25th Percentile Wage
$49,230
50th Percentile Wage
$69,340
75th Percentile Wage
$88,610
90th Percentile Wage
$101,470

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
201669,3400.62%-3.26%
201568,9101.22%-
201468,070-1.48%-
201369,080-3.65%-
201271,600--

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
$94,490
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$84,830
Postal Service (federal government)
$83,700
Postal Service (federal government)
$83,700
Pipeline Transportation
$82,800
Rail Transportation
$78,940
Rail Transportation
$78,940
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$78,920
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$77,080
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$76,700
Water Transportation
$68,710
Scheduled Air Transportation
$68,660
Air Transportation
$67,300
Support Activities for Transportation
$65,070
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$62,490
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$62,300
Specialized Freight Trucking
$59,540
Couriers and Messengers
$58,860
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$58,380
Truck Transportation
$54,950
Warehousing and Storage
$52,100
Warehousing and Storage
$52,100
General Freight Trucking
$51,840
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$34,430

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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