Resources – BU Law Certification

The resources presented on this page are designed to help prospective students better understand the career of a compliance officer, both in terms of responsibilities, and also likely compensation. The below resources are function-specific, and do not necessarily represent any particular outcome for graduates of the program.

Compliance Officer Responsibility

International Compliance Association – “What is Compliance?” – This website also includes information on salaries, and a “day in the life” of a compliance office.

Thomson Reuters blog post – The sustainability of the compliance officer’s role in financial services.

Salary-specific Resources

Payscale – “Using crowdsourcing and big data technologies, PayScale has compiled the world’s largest database of 54 million individual salary profiles.” – Link to Compliance (Financial) Compensation.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting – “Robert Half Finance & Accounting is the world’s first and largest specialized financial recruitment agency.” – Link to Salary Report and Salary Calculator.

Career Guide

The George Washington Law School – While specific to law students, much of the information in this guide is useful to understand a career in financial compliance – Guide to Careers in Financial Regulatory Compliance