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Compliance Officer Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,430
25th Percentile Wage
$40,300
50th Percentile Wage
$54,740
75th Percentile Wage
$77,440
90th Percentile Wage
$100,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,430.

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
$54,740
1.30% 7.18%
2016
$54,030
0.43% -
2015
$53,800
-1.91% -
2014
$54,830
3.19% -
2013
$53,080
4.28% -
2012
$50,810
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compliance officers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compliance officers in state of Tennessee ranges from $42,650 to $58,930. The highest paying area for compliance officers in Tennessee is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $58,930. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Knoxville (mean annual salary $58,430). The lowest paying area is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chattanooga
$58,930
Knoxville
$58,430
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$56,150
Johnson City
$54,360
Cleveland
$52,890
Memphis
$52,390
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$50,180
Morristown
$49,370
Clarksville
$44,950
Jackson
$44,580
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$44,220
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$44,030
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$42,650




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