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Compliance Officer Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for compliance officers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compliance officers amongst Pennsylvania 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,270
25th Percentile Wage
$49,320
50th Percentile Wage
$64,350
75th Percentile Wage
$83,470
90th Percentile Wage
$101,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.39
25th Percentile Wage
$23.71
50th Percentile Wage
$30.94
75th Percentile Wage
$40.13
90th Percentile Wage
$48.81

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compliance officers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.81. The median hourly salary is $30.94. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.39.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of compliance officers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,3502.32%4.57%
201562,860-0.30%-
201463,0500.38%-
201362,8102.23%-
201261,410--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compliance Officers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compliance officers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compliance officers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $47,280 to $85,550. The highest paying area for compliance officers in Pennsylvania is Altoona with a median annual salary of $85,550. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $84,170). The lowest paying area is West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Altoona
$85,550
Newark-Union
$84,170
Philadelphia
$73,840
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$72,900
York-Hanover
$69,490
Pittsburgh
$64,950
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$62,630
Williamsport
$59,840
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$59,020
Reading
$57,560
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$57,050
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$56,640
Lancaster
$56,380
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$55,110
Lebanon
$53,990
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$53,000
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$51,700
Johnstown
$48,840
Erie
$48,810
State College
$48,350
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$47,280


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