Compliance Officers (13-1041)

Occupation description:  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).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 746747 0.121 3859
United States 288,300312,000 8.28,400 15,10025,870

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 34.3918.3524.18 32.6342.8951.45
Alaska 37.6724.2729.81 37.3144.7351.63
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 37.1623.6628.20 36.7344.7251.80
Fairbanks North Star Borough 36.0321.1328.79 35.0043.4451.98
Southeast Region 38.5429.1131.99 39.5243.6047.29
Balance of State 39.6825.7031.73 41.9147.2853.51

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
52047 9.052.3 40.6
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation100
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation57
UI claimants previously working in occupation34
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 263
Number of job position postings 25
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 10.5

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry
Excavations

 Degree
Alaska Petroleum Academy   (Kenai)
Confined Space Entry (8 Hours)
Confined Space Rescue (16 Hours)

 Degree
Alaska Teamster-Employer Service Training Trust   (Anchorage)
Hazardous Material Transportation Specialist
Mining Safety and Health Administration
Transportation Awareness; 49 CFR 172.704

 Degree
Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
Hazardous Materials Transportation Basic - HMT02
Hazardous Materials Transportation by Air Basic - HMT04
Hazardous Materials Transportation by Air Recurring - HMT05
Hazardous Materials Transportation General Awareness - HMT01
Hazardous Materials Transportation Infectious Substance - HMT10
Hazardous Materials Transportation Recurring - HMT03
Hazardous Materials Transportation Waste - HMT08
Permit Required Confined Space Entry - S01
Permit Required Confined Space Entry and Fire Watch - S01a
Permit Required Confined Space Rescue - S02
Transportation Specialist - ER10

 Degree
Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry (OSHA and NSTC Offered)
Confined Space Rescue (OSHA)
Designated Employer Representative (DER) Training
Respiratory Protection

 Degree
Center for Employment Education   (Anchorage)
Hazardous Materials Transportation Specialist
Mining Safety and Health
Transportation Awareness, 49 CFR 172.704

 Degree
Delta Mine Training Center   (Delta Junction)
Health, Safety, and Environmental Training

 Degree
Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Procedures Certificate
EPA/AHERA Inspector Initial Certificate
EPA/AHERA Management Planner Initial Certificate
EPA/AHERA Management Planner Refresher Certificate
Hazmat Transportation (IMDG) Initial - 12 Hours Certificate
Hazmat Transportation (IMDG) Refresher - 8 Hours Certificate

 Degree
Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Confined Space Entry/011

 Degree
Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
AHERA Building Inspector Initial Certificate
AHERA Building Inspector Refresher Certificate
Confined Space Entry Certificate

 Degree
TSS - The Safety Specialists   (Ketchikan)
Designated Employer Representative

 Degree
University of Alaska, Mining and Petroleum Training Service   (Soldotna)
Confined Space Entry
Mine Safety and Health Administration Part 48 Surface New Miner
Mine Safety and Health Administration Part 48 Surface Refresher
Mine Safety and Health Administration Part 48 Underground New Miner
Mine Safety and Health Administration Part 48 Underground Refresher