Financial Examiner Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Financial Examiner is $63,481 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Analysis and Regulatory Compliance. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Financial Examiner Total Pay (?
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$41,600 - $97,163
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MEDIAN: $63,480
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$41,600 - $97,163  
   
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$0.00 - $12,365  
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$41,442 - $103,931  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 189
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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Chicago
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New York
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National Average
$64,000
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Experience Affects Financial Examiner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$64,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Financial Examiner Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 52%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 30%
Financial Analysis
0%
National Average
$64,000
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Gender
Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 2%
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