Compliance Officers in Kentucky
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Compliance Officers in Kentucky are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Compliance Officers in Kentucky is growing slower than average.
Compliance Officers in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Compliance Officers Work in Kentucky?
In 2018, there were 2,620 Compliance Officers working in the state.
There were 2,380 Compliance Officers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 3,410 Compliance Officers working in it, which means Kentucky has fewer Compliance Officers than average.
Job Projections for Kentucky
Jobs for Compliance Officers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.
Kentucky Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 210 annual Compliance Officers job openings in Kentucky, and 2,610 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 Kentucky?
In 2018 wages for Compliance Officers ranged from $31,570 to $91,410 with $54,980 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.18 to $43.95. The median hourly rate was $26.43.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $25.32 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.11.
The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Kentucky 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|
|Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN||890||$61,770|
|Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY||90||$63,820|
|Bowling Green, KY||80||$47,090|
Top States for Compliance Officers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Compliance Officers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Compliance Officers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$91,550|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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