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Compliance Officer Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Compliance Officers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,240
25th Percentile Wage
$31,480
50th Percentile Wage
$46,520
75th Percentile Wage
$62,800
90th Percentile Wage
$85,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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 $85,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid compliance officers is $25,240.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,520
2.84% 7.07%
2016
$45,200
0.88% -
2015
$44,800
-3.68% -
2014
$46,450
15.13% -
2013
$39,420
-9.67% -
2012
$43,230
- -

Compare Compliance Officer Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of compliance officers in five industries in the accommodation and food 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 casino hotels industry with an annual salary $48,820. The lowest paying industry is the special food services industry (annual salary $42,770). For detailed compliance officer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Casino Hotels
$48,820
Food Services and Drinking Places
$47,960
Traveler Accommodation
$46,540
Accommodation
$46,470
Special Food Services
$42,770

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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