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Compliance Officer Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,050
25th Percentile Wage
$51,100
50th Percentile Wage
$71,170
75th Percentile Wage
$93,560
90th Percentile Wage
$113,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compliance officers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $113,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,050.

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
$71,170
2.75% 11.18%
2016
$69,210
1.76% -
2015
$67,990
4.15% -
2014
$65,170
1.38% -
2013
$64,270
1.65% -
2012
$63,210
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compliance officers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compliance officers in state of Virginia ranges from $43,100 to $84,830. The highest paying area for compliance officers in Virginia is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $84,830. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (mean annual salary $68,240). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $43,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$84,830
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$68,240
Richmond
$63,190
Charlottesville
$62,660
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$58,880
Harrisonburg
$58,060
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$54,820
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$54,740
Roanoke
$54,060
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$49,620
Lynchburg
$49,480
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$49,270
Danville
$43,100




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