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Compliance Officers in Arkansas

Considering a career as a Compliance Officer in Arkansas?

12.8% Jobs Projection
$51,930 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Compliance Officers in Arkansas is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Compliance Officers Work in Arkansas?

2,680 people worked as Compliance Officers in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,630 Compliance Officers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Arkansas

Jobs for Compliance Officers in this state are growing at a rate of 12.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.


Arkansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 230 annual Compliance Officers job openings in Arkansas, and 2,740 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 Arkansas?

In 2018 wages for Compliance Officers ranged from $32,990 to $92,850 with $51,930 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.86 to $44.64. The median hourly rate was $24.97.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $24.65 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.32.

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


Top Arkansas 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
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 1,120 $49,360
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,120 $62,860
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 550 $61,280
Fort Smith, AR-OK 210 $59,040
Jonesboro, AR 80 $46,260
Pine Bluff, AR 60 $57,330
Texarkana, TX-AR 40 $55,660
Hot Springs, AR 30 $48,060

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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