Compliance Officers in South Carolina
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Compliance Officers in South Carolina are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Compliance Officers in South Carolina is growing faster than average.
Compliance Officers in South Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Compliance Officers Work in South Carolina?
There were approximately 3,390 workers employed as Compliance Officers in this state in 2018.
There were 3,520 Compliance Officers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 3,410 Compliance Officers working in it, which means South Carolina has fewer Compliance Officers than average.
Job Projections for South Carolina
Jobs for Compliance Officers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.
South Carolina Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 320 annual job openings, and 3,780 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 South Carolina?
In 2018 wages for Compliance Officers ranged from $29,820 to $97,700 with $55,930 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.34 to $46.97. The median hourly rate was $26.89.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.49 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.40.
The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top South Carolina 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|
|Charleston-North Charleston, SC||870||$72,850|
|Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC||260||$53,430|
|Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC||100||$45,560|
|Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC||80||$46,280|
Top States for Compliance Officers Employment
View the list below to see 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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