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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
300,900 0.8 % $34.86 $72,520 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.42 $24.34 $33.10 $43.74 $52.72
Annual Wage (2) $38,320 $50,620 $68,860 $90,980 $109,650


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) 56,980 2.84 $39.86 $82,910
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 36,160 1.66 $27.14 $56,450
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 28,560 0.52 $28.83 $59,970
Management of Companies and Enterprises 18,000 0.76 $37.17 $77,310
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 10,440 0.52 $34.78 $72,340

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) 56,980 2.84 $39.86 $82,910
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 36,160 1.66 $27.14 $56,450
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 3,970 1.35 $41.85 $87,050
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 70 1.31 $34.57 $71,900
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 270 1.20 $33.12 $68,890

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Metal Ore Mining 60 0.16 $52.74 $109,700
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 160 0.10 $44.00 $91,520
Natural Gas Distribution 1,140 1.04 $43.25 $89,960
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 6,960 0.75 $43.03 $89,500
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 820 0.17 $42.74 $88,900


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 38,090 2.24 1.08 $39.60 $82,380
Texas 26,620 2.20 1.06 $35.91 $74,690
New York 21,370 2.28 1.10 $36.72 $76,370
Florida 19,740 2.29 1.10 $30.72 $63,890
Pennsylvania 12,480 2.13 1.03 $34.18 $71,090




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 2,080 6.82 3.28 $33.42 $69,520
District of Columbia 4,260 5.97 2.87 $44.83 $93,240
Nebraska 3,410 3.49 1.68 $32.99 $68,610
Washington 9,930 3.05 1.47 $40.55 $84,340
New Jersey 12,340 3.05 1.47 $40.00 $83,210




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 4,260 5.97 2.87 $44.83 $93,240
Connecticut 3,410 2.05 0.99 $40.67 $84,590
Washington 9,930 3.05 1.47 $40.55 $84,340
New Jersey 12,340 3.05 1.47 $40.00 $83,210
Massachusetts 7,010 1.96 0.94 $39.95 $83,100





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 22,240 2.34 1.13 $39.84 $82,870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 14,260 2.33 1.12 $39.77 $82,720
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 11,210 3.58 1.72 $42.49 $88,370
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 7,490 2.63 1.26 $38.30 $79,670
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,400 2.07 1.00 $36.35 $75,610
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 7,220 2.79 1.34 $34.52 $71,810
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,150 1.54 0.74 $37.31 $77,610
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 6,860 3.45 1.66 $43.06 $89,560
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,610 2.73 1.31 $43.95 $91,420
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,350 2.13 1.02 $39.78 $82,750