Salary for Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts

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Individuals working as fraud examiners, investigators and analysts examine allegations of fraud, gather evidence, and when necessary confer with law enforcement agencies regarding their findings. Occasionally these professionals will be called upon to testify when cases of fraud go to court. The investigations they perform must be thorough, well-documented and evidence-based. Professionals in this industry may also provide information on how to prevent and detect fraud to organizations wishing to diminish their risk. Knowledge of current government regulations, strong communication skills, and some college are required for this position. On-the-job training or prior work experience in a similar field may also be requested.

A Fraud Examiner, Investigator or Analyst usually gets a pay level of somewhere between $48,760 to $159,560 based on tenure and industry expertise. can expect a salary of ninety-six thousand six hundred and thirty dollars on a yearly basis.

have the best average pay in New York, which has an average salary rate of about $130,670. People in this career are compensated at the highest average salary in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they earn job pay of $108,650.

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Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts tend to make the most in the following industries:

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Finance and Insurance
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Management of Companies and Enterprises

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Educational Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Transportation and Warehousing
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