The average pay for a Financial Examiner is $60,831 per year. A skill in Regulatory Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$43,698 - $89,117
(Median)
$44K
$61K
$89K
MEDIAN: $60,830
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$26.60 - $42.80
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$43,698 - $89,117  
   
Bonus
$1,014 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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).
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$43,981 - $94,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$31.00  
   
Overtime
$36.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,014 - $11,836  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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).
)
$43,981 - $94,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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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.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Examiner

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

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Experience Affects Financial Examiner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Financial Examiner Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 38%

National Average
$64,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 16%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 21%

Auditing
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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