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Compliance Officer Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Compliance Officers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,730
25th Percentile Wage
$34,840
50th Percentile Wage
$45,560
75th Percentile Wage
$64,040
90th Percentile Wage
$86,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $86,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $27,730.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,560
-12.82% -3.38%
2016
$51,400
3.58% -
2015
$49,560
16.06% -
2014
$41,600
-13.05% -
2013
$47,030
-0.15% -
2012
$47,100
- -

Compare Compliance Officer Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of compliance officers in seven industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 museums, historical sites, and similar institutions industry with an annual salary $71,160. The lowest paying industry is the gambling industries industry (annual salary $41,890). For detailed compliance officer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$71,160
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$71,160
Spectator Sports
$57,320
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$57,230
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$47,180
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$43,090
Gambling Industries
$41,890

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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