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Occupational Employment Statistics


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).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Central Minnesota 25023$34.80/hr$23.01/hr$26.44/hr$32.29/hr$39.41/hr$48.84/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities340$28.36/hr
Financial Activities660$40.12/hr
Professional and Business Services870$49.09/hr
Education and Health Services620$34.85/hr
Leisure and Hospitality10$31.82/hr
Other Services30$38.90/hr
Public Administration1,860$37.77/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 60$38.95/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 60$32.10/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 90$30.72/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 100$40.72/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 110$36.17/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 110$33.73/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 120$38.63/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 140$31.96/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 170$33.33/hr0.6%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 180$37.41/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 190$31.87/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 230$34.22/hr3.5%
Northwest Balance of State 240$33.35/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 250$32.29/hr5.2%
Northeast Minnesota 250$38.53/hr2.9%
Northwest Minnesota 250$32.70/hr6.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,910$40.72/hr4.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 4,060$40.63/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,130$39.47/hr4.5%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 6,080$30.53/hr10.6%
Managers, All Other 6,140$61.74/hrN/A
Producers and Directors 1,200$31.73/hr14.3%
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 630$26.03/hrN/A
Judicial Law Clerks N/AN/AN/A
Correspondence Clerks N/AN/AN/A
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 1,520$41.78/hr4.6%
Bill and Account Collectors 4,150$23.54/hr-14.4%
Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 2,680$30.77/hr-21.3%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 10,140$31.55/hr-20.1%

  • Pay, or arrange for payment of, taxes and duties on shipments.
  • Inspect manufactured or processed products to ensure compliance with contract specifications or legal requirements.
  • Prepare and process import and export documentation according to customs regulations, laws, or procedures.
  • Clear goods through customs and to their destinations for clients.
  • Visit establishments to verify that valid licenses or permits are displayed and that licensing standards are being upheld.
  • Inquire into the cause, manner, and circumstances of human deaths and establish the identities of deceased persons.
  • Examine records, reports, or other documents to establish facts or detect discrepancies.
  • Observe and record the positions and conditions of bodies and related evidence.
  • Request or compile necessary import documentation, such as customs invoices, certificates of origin, and cargo-control documents.
  • Calculate duty and tariff payments owed on shipments.