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Compliance Officers in Alabama

Want to work in Alabama as a Compliance Officer? Read this first!

5.0% Jobs Projection
$65,650 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Compliance Officers in Alabama are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Compliance Officers in Alabama earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Compliance Officers Work in Alabama?

1,740 people worked as Compliance Officers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,460 Compliance Officers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 280 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 3,410 Compliance Officers working in it, which means Alabama has fewer Compliance Officers than average.


Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Compliance Officers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.


Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 120 annual Compliance Officers job openings in Alabama, and 1,480 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 25,900 annual jobs and 312,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Compliance Officers Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Compliance Officers ranged from $36,840 to $101,790 with $65,650 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.71 to $48.94. The median hourly rate was $31.56.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $31.5 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.06.

The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Alabama Metros for Compliance Officers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Compliance Officers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 620 $72,940
Montgomery, AL 230 $61,010
Huntsville, AL 200 $79,410
Mobile, AL 190 $74,400
Columbus, GA-AL 180 $54,660
Tuscaloosa, AL 60 $58,020
Gadsden, AL 40 $57,500
Decatur, AL 30 $64,720

Top States for Compliance Officers Employment

View the list below to see where most Compliance Officers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 38,090 $80,810
Texas 26,620 $74,150
New York 21,370 $72,620
Florida 19,740 $57,580
Pennsylvania 12,480 $66,820
New Jersey 12,340 $79,320
Washington 9,930 $77,510
Georgia 9,350 $58,010
Illinois 8,970 $72,610
Virginia 8,470 $72,650
Ohio 8,030 $61,990
Arizona 7,910 $59,510
Maryland 7,540 $74,150
North Carolina 7,030 $62,470
Massachusetts 7,010 $77,990
Colorado 6,430 $68,910
Michigan 5,510 $69,800
Tennessee 5,370 $54,620
Missouri 5,200 $58,480
Minnesota 4,860 $73,190

Below are the states where Compliance Officers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $91,550
Alaska $80,830
California $80,810
Connecticut $80,080
New Jersey $79,320
Massachusetts $77,990
Washington $77,510
Maryland $74,150
Texas $74,150
Minnesota $73,190


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