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Compliance Officers in Tennessee

Considering a career as a Compliance Officer in Tennessee?

14.1% Jobs Projection
$54,620 Median Salary
500 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Compliance Officers Work in Tennessee?

In Tennessee, there were 5,370 people working as Compliance Officers in the year 2018.

There were 5,320 Compliance Officers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Tennessee

Jobs for Compliance Officers in this state are growing at a rate of 14.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.


Tennessee Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 500 annual Compliance Officers job openings in Tennessee, and 5,820 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 Tennessee?

In 2018 wages for Compliance Officers ranged from $30,410 to $101,780 with $54,620 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.62 to $48.93. The median hourly rate was $26.26.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $26.32 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.06.

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


Top Tennessee 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
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 2,170 $54,860
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,120 $62,860
Knoxville, TN 750 $56,950
Chattanooga, TN-GA 500 $52,550
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 190 $53,630
Clarksville, TN-KY 100 $46,350
Jackson, TN 100 $44,090
Johnson City, TN 90 $48,950
Cleveland, TN 60 $51,650

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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