We surveyed 1,544 compliance managers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical compliance manager. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a compliance manager?
Working as a compliance manager typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become a compliance manager?
A career as a compliance manager typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.
Is it easy to get a job as a compliance manager?
It’s typically difficult to find a job as a compliance manager. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for compliance managers.
Do compliance managers work full-time or part-time?
99% of compliance managers work in full-time roles while 1% work part-time.
Is being a compliance manager stressful?
Compliance managers tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.
Is being organized important as a compliance manager?
Some level of organization is generally required to be a compliance manager.
How competitive is the workplace for compliance managers?
Competition at work is not common for compliance managers.
Does being a compliance manager require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Compliance managers will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.
Are compliance managers allowed to express themselves creatively?
Compliance managers rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.
Do compliance managers have control over the direction of their work?
While sometimes the direction is set, occasionally compliance managers will have some flexibility over the direction of their work.
Is being a compliance manager physically demanding?
Work as a compliance managers is rarely physically demanding, making it a suitable option for those unable to perform physically strenuous tasks.
Are compliance managers exposed to a wide variety of work?
While sometimes repetitive, compliance managers tend to have opportunities for variety in their work.
Does being a compliance manager require attention to detail?
As in many careers, attention to detail is quite helpful for compliance managers.
Does being a good compliance manager require compassion and empathy?
The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a compliance manager.