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
$38,350
25th Percentile Wage
$47,840
50th Percentile Wage
$61,640
75th Percentile Wage
$79,280
90th Percentile Wage
$98,540

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 $98,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $38,350.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,6403.15%8.66%
201559,7002.66%-
201458,1101.27%-
201357,3701.87%-
201256,300--

Compare Compliance Officer Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of compliance officers in 20 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $83,610. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $57,840). For detailed compliance officer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$83,610
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$63,970
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$63,020
Educational Services - Privately owned
$62,110
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$61,980
Educational Services - State government owned
$61,840
Educational Services
$61,640
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$61,260
Educational Services - Local government owned
$60,650
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$60,230
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$60,150
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$60,050
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$59,760
Technical and Trade Schools
$59,180
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$59,180
Educational Support Services
$59,090
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$58,620
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$58,520
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$58,140
Junior colleges - State government owned
$57,840

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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