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Compliance Officer Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for compliance officers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compliance officers amongst North Carolina cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Compliance Officers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,150
25th Percentile Wage
$48,160
50th Percentile Wage
$63,790
75th Percentile Wage
$83,270
90th Percentile Wage
$103,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compliance officers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,790
0.14% 9.99%
2016
$63,700
-0.38% -
2015
$63,940
2.56% -
2014
$62,300
4.27% -
2013
$59,640
3.72% -
2012
$57,420
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compliance Officers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compliance officers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compliance officers in state of North Carolina ranges from $40,780 to $73,050. The highest paying area for compliance officers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $73,050. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Raleigh-Cary (mean annual salary $68,490). The lowest paying area is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$73,050
Raleigh-Cary
$68,490
Wilmington
$67,590
Winston-Salem
$62,680
Rocky Mount
$60,870
Jacksonville
$59,720
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$57,060
Greensboro-High Point
$56,710
Greenville
$56,040
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$55,570
Fayetteville
$55,440
Goldsboro
$53,300
Asheville
$51,490
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$48,370
Burlington
$46,470
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$45,750
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$40,780




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