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Financial Examiner Salary

The average pay for a Financial Examiner is $64,760 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Regulatory Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
$42,074 - $98,310
(Median)
$42K
$65K
$98K
MEDIAN: $64,760
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$18.49 - $35.47
(Median)
$18
$24
$35
MEDIAN: $23.00
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Salary
$42,074 - $98,310  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,136  
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$42,376 - $105,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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Hourly Rate
$18.49 - $35.47  
   
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,136  
   
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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$42,376 - $105,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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 58%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Financial Examiner Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 25%

National Average
$66,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 4%