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Compliance Officer Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Compliance Officers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,270
25th Percentile Wage
$46,810
50th Percentile Wage
$62,840
75th Percentile Wage
$81,870
90th Percentile Wage
$100,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $100,410. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $36,270.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,840
1.00% 6.78%
2016
$62,210
0.63% -
2015
$61,820
2.09% -
2014
$60,530
0.94% -
2013
$59,960
2.30% -
2012
$58,580
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Compare Compliance Officer Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of compliance officers in 40 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $77,840. The lowest paying industry is the child day care services industry (annual salary $45,220). For detailed compliance officer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$77,840
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$74,210
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$73,630
Hospitals - State government owned
$72,870
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$72,180
Hospitals - Local government owned
$72,160
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$70,920
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$70,350
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$70,310
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$69,990
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$69,910
Hospitals - Privately owned
$69,770
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$68,450
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$65,920
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$65,280
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$64,320
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$64,010
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$63,700
Home Health Care Services
$62,770
Offices of Physicians
$62,700
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$62,170
Outpatient Care Centers
$61,860
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$60,790
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$60,130
Ambulance Services
$58,820
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$58,110
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$58,040
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$58,040
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$57,270
Other Residential Care Facilities
$56,590
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$55,670
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$53,560
Social Assistance
$53,130
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$53,110
Individual and Family Services
$52,940
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$52,550
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$52,130
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$52,030
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$51,930
Child Day Care Services
$45,220

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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