Compliance Managers


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

-1.8% (little or no change)


What Compliance Managers Do

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization to ensure compliance with ethical or regulatory standards.

Other Job Titles Compliance Managers May Have

Accreditation Lieutenant, Accreditation Manager, Compliance Director, Compliance Manager, Compliance Operations Manager, Environmental Health and Safety Director, Environmental Manager, Environmental Program Manager, Health, Safety, and Environmental Manager (HSE Manager), Risk Manager

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Compliance Manager ,

Capital One

I'm on the phone in meetings most of the day, jumping from topic to topic and call to call- sometimes with no chance to even jot down my takeaway notes! But a good day is really one that makes my head spin! When I'm able to positively impact someone- educate them on risks or help find a workable solution, I'm happy!

Compliance Manager ,

Capital One

A great day at work would entail, receiving data from the customer facing business lines and reviewing the data to valid.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Report violations of compliance or regulatory standards to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate or required.
  • Identify compliance issues that require follow-up or investigation.
  • Discuss emerging compliance issues to ensure that management and employees are informed about compliance reporting systems, policies, and practices.
  • File appropriate compliance reports with regulatory agencies.
  • Maintain documentation of compliance activities, such as complaints received or investigation outcomes.

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