Fraud Analyst Salary

A Fraud Analyst earns an average wage of $16.45 per hour. 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 Bank Security Act Compliance, Banking, Risk Management / Risk Control, and SQL.
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$33,013 - $64,814
$33K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,217
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$12.36 - $23.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,013 - $64,814  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,982  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $9,500  
Commission
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$29,397 - $60,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 282
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.36 - $23.48  
   
Overtime
$15.79 - $36.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,982  
   
Commission
$3,000  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $9,500  
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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$29,397 - $60,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 286

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Job Description for Fraud Analyst

A fraud analyst specializes in investigating suspicious activities that could potentially include fraud. Fraud analysts often work with law enforcement officers, and they have an expansive knowledge of finance and relevant computer programs to perform their job. The job responsibilities of a fraud analyst include researching criminal fraud methods and tools, tracking financial data, creating reports, identifying and investigating possible fraudulent activities, and developing techniques and tools useful in the prevention of fraud. Fraud analysts are responsible for tracking criminal fraud, which may involve monitoring financial transactions and analyzing the data retrieved for irregular patterns. Fraud analyst work in a variety of industries, but they usually work in a private institution such as a bank.

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Fraud Analyst Tasks

  • Analyze data from multiple sources to identify discrepancies, spot fraud, and eliminate suspicion.
  • Educate staff and contractors on fraud and associated behaviors.
  • Write reports, and document evidence, findings, and recommendations.
  • Interview and elicit information from staff and contractors to resolve questions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fraud Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Fraud Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Fraud Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 375 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fraud Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Fraud Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 85 salaries. A Fraud Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,566

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Fraud Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Fraud Analyst?

Fraud Analyst in West Jordan:
"Interesting fun job."
Pros: I like the people I work with. I like the various projects and fraud patterns I investigate, it's interesting to learn more about how people steal money and commit ID theft on this world with so much data.
Cons: Tracking everything I do.

Fraud Analyst in Harrisburg:
"Very Interesting Thus Far."
Pros: The people I work with are great.
Cons: The pay and the hours.

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Key Stats for Fraud Analyst

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Fraud Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

▲13%

▲8%

National Average
$42,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Fraud Analyst Salaries

Bank Security Act Compliance
▲27%

Banking
▲15%


SQL
▲9%

Financial Analysis
▲8%


National Average
$42,000



Research Analysis
▼17%

Microsoft Office
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 14%
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