All About Compliance Officers
Job Description: 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.
Types of Compliance Officer Jobs
- Inspector of Weights and Measures
- Mortician Investigator
- Equal Employment Opportunity Investigator
- Compliance Investigator
- Equal Employment Opportunity Representative
Job Demand for Compliance Officers
There were about 288,300 jobs for Compliance Officer in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 8.2% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 23,700 new jobs for Compliance Officer by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 25,900 job openings in this field each year.
The states with the most job growth for Compliance Officer are Utah, Nevada, and Washington. Watch out if you plan on working in Alaska, Maine, or Maryland. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Compliance Officer Average Salary
Compliance Officers make between $38,320 and $109,650 a year.
Compliance Officers who work in District of Columbia, Alaska, or California, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Compliance Officers in different U.S. states.
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$93,240|
Compliance Officers Sector
The table below shows the approximate number of Compliance Officers employed by various industries.
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