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Compliance Officers in Connecticut

Is Connecticut a good place for you to work as a Compliance Officer?

7.9% Jobs Projection
$80,080 Median Salary
330 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Compliance Officers Work in Connecticut?

In 2018, there were 3,410 Compliance Officers working in the state.

There were 3,730 Compliance Officers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 320 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The amount of Compliance Officers working in the state is similar to the average state.


Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Compliance Officers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.


Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 330 annual job openings, and a total of 3,970 jobs for Connecticut Compliance Officers in 2026.

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

What do Compliance Officers Make in Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Compliance Officers ranged from $50,690 to $123,460 with $80,080 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.37 to $59.36. The median hourly rate was $38.5.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $37.42 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.08.

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


Top Connecticut 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
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1,630 $81,850
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 760 $86,360
Springfield, MA-CT 550 $68,750
Worcester, MA-CT 480 $73,630
New Haven, CT 400 $72,600
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 230 $78,820
Danbury, CT 120 $85,190
Waterbury, CT 70 $72,660

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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