Salary for Financial Examiners

Also known as:  Bank Compliance Officer, Bank Examiner, Financial Compliance Examiner, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Specialist, Payroll Examiner, Pension Examiner

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The work of a financial examiner is difficult and involves knowledge of complex financial systems and the ability to spot compliance failures and violations of internal and governmental regulations within the financial sector. Financial examiners also establish and direct the implementation of guidelines designed to maintain compliance with new and revised regulations, and resolve financial integrity problems of the banking institutions for which they work. Their primary function is to guarantee compliance with federal, state and local regulations regarding securities and real estate transactions in the financial sector. Individuals in this profession are required to have an Associate's degree or higher. The majority have their Bachelor's in a related area.

A Financial Examiner gets an average compensation that can range from $43,890 and $159,120 based on education and experience. usually receive an average salary of ninety-two thousand seven hundred and thirty dollars annually.

make the highest salary in District of Columbia, where they can earn compensation, on average, of approximately $162,480. These professionals receive the best pay in Other Services (except Public Administration), where they earn an average job salary of $115,810.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 37.62 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Financial Examiners tend to make the most in the following industries:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
$115,810
Public Administration
$106,100
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$97,010
Health Care and Social Assistance
$90,570
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$90,150
Finance and Insurance
$89,880

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$75,000
Educational Services
$76,490
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$77,180
Wholesale Trade
$87,420
Finance and Insurance
$89,880
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$90,150