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Compliance Officers in Illinois

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

6.2% Jobs Projection
$72,610 Median Salary
730 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Compliance Officers Work in Illinois?

In 2018, there were 8,970 Compliance Officers working in the state.

There were 8,590 Compliance Officers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 380 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Compliance Officers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 730 annual Compliance Officers job openings in Illinois, and 8,870 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 Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Compliance Officers ranged from $39,360 to $112,520 with $72,610 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.92 to $54.1. The median hourly rate was $34.91.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $33.6 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.31.

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


Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,150 $75,960
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,290 $66,070
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 260 $59,300
Springfield, IL 240 $65,500
Peoria, IL 190 $75,310
Rockford, IL 110 $51,690
Decatur, IL 90 $47,320
Champaign-Urbana, IL 60 $63,750
Carbondale-Marion, IL 50 $58,020
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 40 $49,020
Kankakee, IL 40 $64,080
Danville, IL 30 $49,380

Top States for Compliance Officers Employment

The table below shows the states 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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