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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
Northeast Minnesota 28031$35.62/hr$19.84/hr$28.59/hr$35.13/hr$46.69/hr$48.53/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities300$35.49/hr
Financial Activities1,050$36.93/hr
Professional and Business Services1,280$38.69/hr
Education and Health Services620$32.93/hr
Leisure and Hospitality10$22.43/hr
Other Services20$46.28/hr
Public AdministrationN/A$36.84/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 60$39.22/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 70$33.09/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 90$31.13/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 110$40.20/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 120$31.87/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 140$38.79/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 160$31.87/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 160$32.79/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 170$31.34/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 180$32.16/hr0.6%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 200$32.17/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 250$32.80/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 260$32.80/hr6.1%
Southeast Minnesota 270$35.33/hr3.5%
Northeast Minnesota 280$35.13/hr2.9%
Central Minnesota 300$31.87/hr5.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,790$39.54/hr4.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 4,920$39.53/hrN/A
Minnesota 6,250$38.18/hr4.5%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 6,140$30.15/hr10.6%
Managers, All Other 5,740$64.34/hrN/A
Producers and Directors 1,370$36.52/hr14.3%
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 510$29.47/hrN/A
Judicial Law Clerks 440$29.44/hrN/A
Correspondence Clerks N/A$24.93/hrN/A
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 1,550$38.36/hr4.6%
Bill and Account Collectors 3,970$21.82/hr-14.4%
Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 2,850$29.93/hr-21.3%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 10,090$33.58/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.