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Compliance Officer Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for compliance officers in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compliance officers amongst Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,840
25th Percentile Wage
$26,520
50th Percentile Wage
$36,830
75th Percentile Wage
$58,930
90th Percentile Wage
$80,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.53
25th Percentile Wage
$12.75
50th Percentile Wage
$17.71
75th Percentile Wage
$28.33
90th Percentile Wage
$38.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compliance officers in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.70. The median hourly salary is $17.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.53.

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
201636,830-3.58%-3.20%
201538,150-1.26%-
201438,6301.06%-
201338,2200.55%-
201238,010--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compliance Officers in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compliance officers in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compliance officers in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $30,610 to $63,070. The highest paying area for compliance officers in Puerto Rico is Fajardo with a median annual salary of $63,070. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Mayaguez (mean annual salary $62,160). The lowest paying area is Ponce with a median annual salary of $30,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fajardo
$63,070
Mayaguez
$62,160
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$59,300
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$37,140
Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1
$32,900
Ponce
$30,610


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