How Much Do Financial Examiners Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Financial Examiners

Financial Examiners enforce or ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing financial and securities institutions and financial and real estate transactions. May examine, verify, or authenticate records.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$92730 per year
Hourly wage
$45 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$43,890 to $59,050 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$21 to $28 per hour

Entry-level Financial Examiners with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $43,890 to $59,050 per year or $21 to $28 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Financial Examiners to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $77 $159,120
Senior (Top 25%) $54 $113,170
Middle (Mid 50%) $39 $81,430
Junior (Bottom 25%) $28 $59,050
No experience (Bottom 10%) $21 $43,890

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
DC $78 $162,480
MA $58 $121,530
NY $58 $120,560
CA $55 $113,900
NJ $53 $109,700
WA $51 $106,420
IL $51 $106,100
CT $51 $106,090
LA $46 $95,540
PA $46 $94,990

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Financial Examiner is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at DC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Financial Examiners are in the states of DC, MA, NY, CA and NJ.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Federal Executive Branch $130700 $62.83
Scientific Research and Development Services $128310 $61.69
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations $116270 $55.90
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank $114040 $54.83
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities $109940 $52.86
Management of Companies and Enterprises $97010 $46.64
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services $95210 $45.77
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $92920 $44.68
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities $92810 $44.62
Computer Systems Design and Related Services $88330 $42.47
Insurance Carriers $87620 $42.13
Office Administrative Services $86740 $41.70
Nondepository Credit Intermediation $86070 $41.38
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services $83990 $40.38
Business Support Services $83950 $40.36
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities $80450 $38.68
Employment Services $79940 $38.43
State Government $76070 $36.57
Local Government $75120 $36.11
Real Estate $75000 $36.06
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $73430 $35.30
Legal Services $59380 $28.55
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $59370 $28.54
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