Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

13-1041 Compliance Officers

Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing contract compliance of licenses and permits, and perform other compliance and enforcement inspection and analysis activities not classified elsewhere. Excludes "Financial Examiners" (13-2061), "Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents" (13-2081), "Occupational Health and Safety Specialists" (29-9011), "Occupational Health and Safety Technicians" (29-9012), Transportation Security Screeners (33-9093), "Agricultural Inspectors" (45-2011), "Construction and Building Inspectors" (47-4011), and "Transportation Inspectors" (53-6051).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
257,010 0.6 % $33.26 $69,180 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.98 $23.46 $31.56 $40.67 $49.49
Annual Wage (2) $37,390 $48,810 $65,640 $84,600 $102,940


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 52,500 2.64 $36.82 $76,580
State Government (OES Designation) 33,770 1.53 $25.76 $53,580
Local Government (OES Designation) 27,520 0.51 $27.92 $58,080
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15,830 0.70 $35.49 $73,810
Insurance Carriers 8,370 0.72 $34.31 $71,370

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 200 3.94 $56.21 $116,920
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 52,500 2.64 $36.82 $76,580
State Government (OES Designation) 33,770 1.53 $25.76 $53,580
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 3,630 1.29 $38.54 $80,170
Scientific Research and Development Services 6,110 0.94 $41.27 $85,840

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 200 3.94 $56.21 $116,920
Other Financial Investment Activities 2,900 0.66 $49.34 $102,620
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 2,700 0.60 $46.03 $95,740
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 130 0.08 $45.27 $94,160
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing 180 0.48 $44.86 $93,310


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 31,980 2.06 1.11 $37.16 $77,290
Texas 22,430 1.94 1.04 $34.49 $71,750
New York 19,820 2.21 1.18 $37.64 $78,290
Florida 15,160 1.91 1.03 $29.03 $60,390
Pennsylvania 11,040 1.93 1.04 $31.73 $66,000



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vermont 2,180 7.18 3.85 $31.31 $65,110
District of Columbia 4,210 6.23 3.34 $41.63 $86,580
Nebraska 3,010 3.16 1.70 $29.92 $62,240
Maryland 6,870 2.65 1.42 $34.23 $71,210
Oklahoma 4,030 2.52 1.35 $25.17 $52,360



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 4,210 6.23 3.34 $41.63 $86,580
Massachusetts 6,730 1.98 1.06 $39.43 $82,020
Connecticut 3,520 2.12 1.14 $38.77 $80,630
New York 19,820 2.21 1.18 $37.64 $78,290
California 31,980 2.06 1.11 $37.16 $77,290




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 13,400 2.07 1.11 $41.19 $85,680
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 8,570 2.09 1.12 $35.72 $74,300
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 8,210 3.40 1.82 $40.61 $84,470
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,260 1.80 0.96 $39.29 $81,720
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 5,190 1.45 0.78 $36.67 $76,270
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,640 1.99 1.07 $35.79 $74,430
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,490 1.81 0.97 $29.63 $61,630
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 4,390 2.49 1.34 $41.66 $86,660
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,040 2.15 1.15 $35.71 $74,280
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 3,890 2.88 1.54 $36.92 $76,790