The average pay for a Financial Examiner is $62,555 per year. A skill in Regulatory Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$44,991 - $90,741
$45K
$63K
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MEDIAN: $62,555
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$44,991 - $90,741  
   
Bonus
$1,014 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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$45,323 - $95,541  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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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

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

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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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Key Stats for Financial Examiner

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
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Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Financial Examiner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Financial Examiner Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 33%

National Average
$66,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 10%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 13%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 23%

Auditing
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 87%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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