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What Does a Compliance Specialist Do?

Does renewable energy interest you? Do you have a passion for the environment? A compliance specialist might be the ideal career for you? Does ensuring that a company is in compliance with regulations and standards appeal to you? Do you enjoy staying current with all the rules and regulations within an industry? Are you interested in finding solutions when a company may not comply with certain rules and regulations?

A compliance specialist ensures that a company is following all the rules and regulations that they are required to adhere to. They may conduct audits via reviewing paperwork or talking with various employees. When a company is found to not comply with certain rules or regulations, a compliance specialist will create a plan to ensure compliance. 

 If this sounds like an ideal career choice for you, learn more about Unity College’s B.S. in Sustainable Business Management Renewable Energy.

Compliance Specialist Fast Facts

Environmental Compliance Specialist 

Recommended Education 4-Year Bachelor’s Degree
Median Salary (2019) $69,050 per year
Workers Employed in U.S. (2018) 319,900
Projected 10-year Job Growth 6% (as fast as average)

O*NET OnLine, 2018

Compliance Manager 

Recommended Education 4-Year Bachelor’s Degree
Median Salary (2019) $110,630
Workers Employed in U.S. (2018) 1,079,600
Projected 10-year Job Growth 6% (as fast as average)

O*NET OnLine, 2018