Compliance Officer Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,000
25th Percentile Wage
$52,890
50th Percentile Wage
$74,580
75th Percentile Wage
$90,940
90th Percentile Wage
$106,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,000.

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
$74,580
2.25% 15.86%
2016
$72,900
3.18% -
2015
$70,580
3.83% -
2014
$67,880
3.96% -
2013
$65,190
3.74% -
2012
$62,750
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compliance Officers in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compliance officers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compliance officers in state of Texas ranges from $38,360 to $82,160. The highest paying area for compliance officers in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $82,160. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Brownsville-Harlingen (mean annual salary $81,800). The lowest paying area is Sherman-Denison with a median annual salary of $38,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$82,160
Brownsville-Harlingen
$81,800
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$81,790
Laredo
$80,500
El Paso
$79,380
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$75,610
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$74,640
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$74,580
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$73,270
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$72,170
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$71,700
Midland
$67,670
Victoria
$67,370
Fort Worth-Arlington
$64,230
San Angelo
$63,930
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$63,410
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$61,660
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$59,160
Wichita Falls
$59,130
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,560
Waco
$58,460
Odessa
$57,900
Lubbock
$55,630
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$55,220
Corpus Christi
$54,870
Texarkana-Texarkana
$54,430
College Station-Bryan
$54,070
Abilene
$53,640
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$52,810
Amarillo
$52,060
Tyler
$51,720
Longview
$50,070
Sherman-Denison
$38,360




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