Compliance Officer Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Compliance Officers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,910
25th Percentile Wage
$62,590
50th Percentile Wage
$90,070
75th Percentile Wage
$123,290
90th Percentile Wage
$151,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in the industry sector of information. 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 $151,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $47,910.

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 information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,070
-2.85% 17.45%
2016
$92,640
20.44% -
2015
$73,700
-0.75% -
2014
$74,250
-0.78% -
2013
$74,830
0.64% -
2012
$74,350
- -

Compare Compliance Officer Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of compliance officers in 16 industries in the information 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 motion picture and video industries industry with an annual salary $81,490. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers industry (annual salary $68,870). For detailed compliance officer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$81,490
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$81,230
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$78,760
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$78,590
Software Publishers
$78,470
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$77,840
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$76,110
Telecommunications
$75,780
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$75,180
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$74,840
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$74,840
Other Information Services
$73,460
Other Information Services
$73,460
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$71,820
Other Telecommunications
$71,110
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$68,870

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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