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Compliance Officers in Ohio

Want to work in Ohio as a Compliance Officer? Read this first!

7.4% Jobs Projection
$61,990 Median Salary
650 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Compliance Officers Work in Ohio?

There were approximately 8,030 workers employed as Compliance Officers in this state in 2018.

There were 7,830 Compliance Officers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Compliance Officers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.


Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 650 annual job openings, and 7,810 total jobs in 2026 for Compliance Officers in this state.

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

What do Compliance Officers Make in Ohio?

In 2018 wages for Compliance Officers ranged from $38,050 to $103,190 with $61,990 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.29 to $49.61. The median hourly rate was $29.8.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $28.46 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.34.

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


Top Ohio 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
Columbus, OH 2,190 $69,020
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,900 $63,910
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 1,490 $64,120
Akron, OH 530 $55,610
Dayton, OH 440 $62,490
Toledo, OH 360 $64,240
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 260 $53,370
Canton-Massillon, OH 180 $49,570
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 90 $53,960
Wheeling, WV-OH 80 $60,150
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 50 $54,780
Lima, OH 40 $53,980
Mansfield, OH 40 $53,290
Springfield, OH 30 $54,330

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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