Compliance Officers in Virginia
Is Virginia a good place for you to work as a Compliance Officer?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Compliance Officers in Virginia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Compliance Officers in Virginia is growing faster than average.
Compliance Officers in Virginia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Compliance Officers Work in Virginia?
In 2018, there were 8,470 Compliance Officers working in the state.
There were 7,850 Compliance Officers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 620 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 3,410 Compliance Officers working in it, which means Virginia has more Compliance Officers than average.
Job Projections for Virginia
Jobs for Compliance Officers in this state are growing at a rate of 12.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.
Virginia Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 750 annual job openings, and a total of 8,820 jobs for Virginia 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 Virginia?
In 2018 wages for Compliance Officers ranged from $42,150 to $116,340 with $72,650 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.26 to $55.93. The median hourly rate was $34.93.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $34.21 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.72.
The median salary in Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Virginia 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|
|Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC||1,160||$68,460|
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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