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Northwest WDA I: Whatcom county
Qualification: Not in demand SOC code: 131041 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" (132061), “Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents" (132081), “Occupational Health and Safety Specialists” (299011), “Occupational Health and Safety Technicians” (299012), "Transportation Security Screeners" (339093), “Agricultural Inspectors” (452011), “Construction and Building Inspectors” (474011), and “Transportation Inspectors” (536051).

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: Bachelor's degree. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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*How we calculate wages - Source data for wages come from the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey and are subject to restrictions and limitations of the survey. Self-employment, private households and agricultural employment, except for agricultural services, are excluded from OES. All wage estimations are adjusted as of March 2013. Learn more.

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