Compliance Officer Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Compliance Officers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,570
25th Percentile Wage
$48,420
50th Percentile Wage
$61,990
75th Percentile Wage
$79,200
90th Percentile Wage
$98,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $98,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $38,570.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,990
0.56% 9.18%
2016
$61,640
3.15% -
2015
$59,700
2.66% -
2014
$58,110
1.27% -
2013
$57,370
1.87% -
2012
$56,300
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Compare Compliance Officer Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of compliance officers in 25 industries in the educational services 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 elementary and secondary schools - state government owned industry with an annual salary $78,620. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $51,060). For detailed compliance officer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$78,620
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$66,970
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$65,660
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$63,520
Educational Services - Privately owned
$62,240
Educational Services
$61,990
Educational Services - State government owned
$61,990
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$61,980
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$61,740
Educational Services - Local government owned
$61,610
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$61,460
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$61,190
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$60,310
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$58,200
Junior colleges - State government owned
$58,050
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$58,040
Educational Support Services
$58,010
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$57,490
Technical and Trade Schools
$57,310
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$57,310
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$57,140
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$56,420
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$55,690
Other Schools and Instruction
$51,060
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$51,060

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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