Financial Examiner Salary

The average pay for a Financial Examiner is $64,224 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Regulatory Compliance and Financial Analysis. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$41,648 - $92,064
MEDIAN: $64,223

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$42,932 - $97,433  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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Job Description for Financial Examiner

Financial examiners review financial transactions to determine whether activities of companies are in compliance with rules and regulations set by governing financial institutions. Examples of such transactions include tax records, expense accounts, balance sheets, and loan documents. These professionals work in a variety of settings within the finance industry, including federal and state governments. Some examiners are also employed by banks, healthcare providers, and insurance companies.


Financial Examiner Tasks

  • Review, determine impact of, and accept or reject applications for mergers, acquisitions, and establishment of new institutions.
  • Recommend solutions if financial transactions are not in compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Establish and implement company guidelines for procedures and policies that are in compliance with new and revised regulations.
  • Confirm financial institutions’ assets and liabilities and the legality of their operations and transactions.
  • Review audit reports of internal and external auditors to monitor adequacy of scope of reports or to discover specific weaknesses in internal routines.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
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Financial Analysis
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National Average

Compliance (Financial)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.


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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 5%