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Compliance Officers

General Information


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.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit50.06%
  2. State and local government25.29%
  3. Federal government14.97%
  4. Private, not for profit8.11%
  5. Self-employed1.54%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Average Salary



State-by-state Salary

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  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Law and Government
  • Computers and Electronics
  • English Language
  • Administrative

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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