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Compliance Officers in Mississippi

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

4.7% Jobs Projection
$51,020 Median Salary
180 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Compliance Officers in Mississippi is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Compliance Officers Work in Mississippi?

In 2018, there were 2,100 Compliance Officers working in the state.

There were 2,300 Compliance Officers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Mississippi

Jobs for Compliance Officers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.


Mississippi Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 180 annual job openings, and a total of 2,250 jobs for Mississippi 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 Mississippi?

In 2018 wages for Compliance Officers ranged from $25,100 to $92,220 with $51,020 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.07 to $44.34. The median hourly rate was $24.53.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $24.18 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.35.

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


Top Mississippi 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
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,120 $62,860
Jackson, MS 660 $51,240
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 400 $52,600
Hattiesburg, MS 110 $50,600

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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