In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Ensuring that companies and organizations are in compliance with the laws and regulations governing the business that they conduct.
- May be employed internally by a business or organization, or may be employed by a compliance company to conduct external investigations on businesses and organizations.
In your job search, you may find listings for this career under different titles. You can find some examples of these, as well as more information about this career, at Career One Stop.
Typically requires a bachelor’s degree. Obtaining a master’s degree can make you eligible for careers with greater responsibility and higher salaries in this career pathway, if you do not already have the U.S. equivalent of a master’s degree.
Certification is not required, but could make employers more likely to hire you or offer you a higher salary.
You may be eligible for a variety of certifications, depending on your field of specialization: environmental, financial, health care, telecommunications, etc. Some examples include:
Licensure is not required to work as a Compliance Manager.