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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,780
25th Percentile Wage
$50,690
50th Percentile Wage
$69,210
75th Percentile Wage
$92,150
90th Percentile Wage
$114,290

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 $114,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,780.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.60
25th Percentile Wage
$24.37
50th Percentile Wage
$33.28
75th Percentile Wage
$44.30
90th Percentile Wage
$54.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for compliance officers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.95. The median hourly salary is $33.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.60.

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
201669,2101.76%8.67%
201567,9904.15%-
201465,1701.38%-
201364,2701.65%-
201263,210--

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 $69,670. The highest paying area for compliance officers in Virginia is Charlottesville with a median annual salary of $69,670. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (mean annual salary $67,150). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $43,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlottesville
$69,670
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$67,150
Richmond
$64,190
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$60,580
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$57,630
Harrisonburg
$57,390
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$56,210
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$53,200
Roanoke
$51,850
Lynchburg
$50,240
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$50,170
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$50,110
Danville
$43,100


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