Fraud Analyst Salary

A Fraud Analyst earns an average salary of $44,006 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Risk Management / Risk Control and SQL.
Read More
$30,624 - $68,761
(Median)
$31K
$44K
$69K
MEDIAN: $44,005
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.33 - $21.31
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,624 - $68,761  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,026  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $2,909  
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).
)
$28,014 - $63,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 366
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $21.31  
   
Overtime
$17.24 - $34.47  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,026  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $2,909  
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).
)
$28,014 - $63,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 298
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

Fraud Analyst Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Fraud Analyst


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Fraud Analyst Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Fraud Analyst

Popular Skills for Fraud Analyst

Pay by Experience Level for Fraud Analyst

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,193

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Fraud Analyst Reviews

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.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Fraud Analyst Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Fraud Analyst Salaries

SQL
up arrow 16%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 16%

Research Analysis
up arrow 9%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$39,000

Banking
up arrow 5%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 10%
ADVERTISEMENT