Bank Examiner Salary

Pay for Bank Examiners in the United States sits in the ballpark of $77K per year. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city and years of experience. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision plans. Bank Examiners who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 66 percent. Most Bank Examiners like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,210 - $131,825
$49K
$77K
$130K
MEDIAN: $76,953
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$19.68 - $29.20
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$0$134K
Salary $49,210 - $131,825
Bonus $101.37 - $11,693
Profit Sharing $3,200
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$48,927 - $134,353
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 173
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $20.42
Overtime $61.50
Annual Data $0$134K
Bonus $101.37 - $11,693
Profit Sharing $3,200
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,927 - $134,353
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Bank Examiner

Bank examiners are a type of financial auditor that functions as part of a control system in the financial market. Their main responsibility is to ensure that banks and similar financial institutions are operating in a way that is appropriately ethical and legal at all times. They do this using a set of standards and rules set by the government and by their company. Daily duties and responsibilities include various forms of monitoring and assessing bank performance, which often includes going through records to ensure compliance, communicating with employees of all ranks about various protocol and procedural questions, and conducting physical inspections. Records may come either in physical form or electronic form, so basic computer skills are often required.

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Bank Examiner Tasks

  • Offer improvements and recommendations to the bank.
  • Inspect and evaluate records and reports to ensure compliance with regulations and laws and to determine the financial health and status of the bank.
  • Audit financial institutions including payroll records, hiring practices, handling of client requests, and the amount of cash in facility.
  • Prepare finding reports for managers, directors or board members.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Bank Examiner


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Bank Examiners include Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), Federal Reserve Bank, and FDIC. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Federal Reserve Bank of New York offers the most; Bank Examiners earn $182K on average there.

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency offers the lowest pay in the industry by far, with a median salary 181 percent lower than the top payer ($65K).

Popular Skills for Bank Examiner


Bank Examiners typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Risk Management / Risk Control, Banking, Regulatory Compliance, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with Financial Analysis also tend to know Regulatory Compliance and Banking.

Pay by Experience Level for Bank Examiner

Pay by Experience for a Bank Examiner has a positive trend. An entry-level Bank Examiner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bank Examiner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Bank Examiner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 34 salaries. A Bank Examiner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $126,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,143

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Bank Examiners will find that Charlotte offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 74 percent. Bank Examiners will also find cushy salaries in New York (+67 percent), Atlanta (+66 percent), Washington (+23 percent), and Dallas (+17 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Bank Examiner's salary, with Kansas City Bank Examiners earning salaries that are 33 percent less than the national average. Cleveland and Denver are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 29 percent lower and 26 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Bank Examiner

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Bank Examiner Salaries

▲63%

▲33%

▲8%

National Average
$77,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Bank Examiner Salaries


▲4%

Regulatory Compliance
▼0%

Financial Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$77,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 87%
no benefits
None: 4%
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