Bank Examiner Salary

Bank Examiners in the United States take home approximately $74K per year on average. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geographic location, but career length and the specific company are influential factors as well. In this profession, almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a large number have vision insurance, as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men make up the majority of Bank Examiners (68 percent) survey respondents. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$45,849 - $135,635
(Median)
$46K
$74K
$140K
MEDIAN: $74,184
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$17.88 - $38.41
(Median)
$18
$24
$38
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,849 - $135,635  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,143  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $7,500  
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).
)
$45,931 - $135,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 306
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.88 - $38.41  
   
Overtime
$25.58 - $59.24  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,143  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $7,500  
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).
)
$45,931 - $135,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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.

Bank Examiner Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Bank Examiner


FDIC attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $92K.

Popular Skills for Bank Examiner


Bank Examiners usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Financial Analysis, Risk Management / Risk Control, Regulatory Compliance, and Banking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Banking. Those educated in Banking tend to be well versed in Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management / Risk Control. Those familiar with Financial Analysis tend to be well versed in Risk Management / Risk Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Bank Examiner

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Bank Examiners. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $58K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $84K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $98K in this role. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $143K.

Pay Difference by Location


Charlotte offers some of the highest pay in the country for Bank Examiners, 79 percent above the national average. Bank Examiners will also find cushy salaries in New York (+38 percent), Washington (+32 percent), Atlanta (+16 percent), and Dallas (+16 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Bank Examiners in Kansas City earning a whopping 37 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Denver (24 percent less) and Seattle (3 percent less).

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Bank Examiner Salaries




National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Bank Examiner Salaries

Financial Analysis
0%

Risk Management / Risk Control
0%

National Average
$75,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 2%

Banking
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 84% employee benefits None: 3%
ADVERTISEMENT