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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
$24,680
25th Percentile Wage
$36,030
50th Percentile Wage
$51,400
75th Percentile Wage
$71,490
90th Percentile Wage
$93,470

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 $93,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $24,680.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,4003.58%8.37%
201549,56016.06%-
201441,600-13.05%-
201347,030-0.15%-
201247,100--

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

The average salaries of compliance officers in six 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 $80,240. The lowest paying industry is the gambling industries industry (annual salary $48,460). 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
$80,240
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$80,240
Spectator Sports
$62,960
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$61,400
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$48,780
Gambling Industries
$48,460

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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