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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
317,600 0.6 % $35.03 $72,850 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.71 $24.54 $33.20 $43.88 $52.86
Annual Wage (2) $38,920 $51,050 $69,050 $91,260 $109,950


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) 58,720 2.92 $39.88 $82,960
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 37,020 1.70 $27.79 $57,810
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 28,820 0.52 $29.19 $60,710
Management of Companies and Enterprises 19,360 0.79 $38.05 $79,140
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 10,840 0.53 $35.64 $74,140

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 58,720 2.92 $39.88 $82,960
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 110 1.83 $36.20 $75,290
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 37,020 1.70 $27.79 $57,810
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 4,380 1.47 $39.67 $82,510
Other Pipeline Transportation 110 1.28 $41.79 $86,930

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Metal Ore Mining 80 0.18 $53.68 $111,640
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 220 0.14 $44.24 $92,010
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 6,960 0.74 $44.14 $91,800
Natural Gas Distribution 1,200 1.09 $43.61 $90,700
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 1,960 0.51 $43.38 $90,230


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 39,250 2.26 1.04 $39.57 $82,310
Texas 27,130 2.18 1.01 $35.62 $74,080
Florida 22,620 2.57 1.19 $31.21 $64,910
New York 22,040 2.31 1.07 $37.61 $78,240
New Jersey 12,870 3.15 1.46 $40.80 $84,860




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 2,090 6.82 3.15 $33.48 $69,640
District of Columbia 4,210 5.81 2.69 $45.24 $94,110
Nebraska 3,470 3.54 1.64 $32.43 $67,450
New Jersey 12,870 3.15 1.46 $40.80 $84,860
Delaware 1,340 2.97 1.37 $36.99 $76,950




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 5.81 2.69 $45.24 $94,110
Connecticut 3,340 2.01 0.93 $41.94 $87,240
New Jersey 12,870 3.15 1.46 $40.80 $84,860
Massachusetts 7,660 2.12 0.98 $40.28 $83,780
California 39,250 2.26 1.04 $39.57 $82,310





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 22,930 2.37 1.10 $41.32 $85,940
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 15,120 2.42 1.12 $39.54 $82,240
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 11,530 3.63 1.68 $42.80 $89,020
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 8,480 3.21 1.48 $34.71 $72,200
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 8,360 1.79 0.83 $37.71 $78,430
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 7,730 2.69 1.24 $39.57 $82,310
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,650 2.09 0.97 $36.17 $75,230
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,760 2.47 1.14 $31.17 $64,830
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 6,380 2.28 1.05 $41.33 $85,960
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,220 2.52 1.16 $44.69 $92,960