Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

13-2061 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.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
49,750 1.7 % $42.76 $88,940 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $22.31 $28.75 $38.11 $52.48 $71.34
Annual Wage (2) $46,400 $59,810 $79,280 $109,160 $148,390


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Depository Credit Intermediation 11,530 0.69 $38.49 $80,060
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,790 0.34 $58.05 $120,750
Management of Companies and Enterprises 6,080 0.26 $41.47 $86,250
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 4,280 0.71 $39.46 $82,070
State Government (OES Designation) 4,080 0.19 $33.02 $68,680

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 1,450 8.18 $49.33 $102,610
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 3,200 0.71 $49.58 $103,120
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 4,280 0.71 $39.46 $82,070
Depository Credit Intermediation 11,530 0.69 $38.49 $80,060
Other Financial Investment Activities 2,730 0.60 $47.20 $98,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 30 0.01 $64.87 $134,940
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,790 0.34 $58.05 $120,750
Office Administrative Services 150 0.03 $50.48 $105,000
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 3,200 0.71 $49.58 $103,120
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 270 0.03 $49.55 $103,070


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 5,140 0.56 1.59 $54.25 $112,840
California 4,300 0.27 0.76 $49.68 $103,340
Texas 3,600 0.31 0.87 $41.05 $85,380
Ohio 3,330 0.62 1.76 $35.74 $74,330
Florida 2,930 0.36 1.01 $38.07 $79,190




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 550 0.78 2.21 $71.61 $148,940
Rhode Island 360 0.75 2.11 $41.72 $86,790
Missouri 1,790 0.65 1.83 $37.26 $77,510
Ohio 3,330 0.62 1.76 $35.74 $74,330
Iowa 930 0.61 1.71 $35.74 $74,330




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 550 0.78 2.21 $71.61 $148,940
New York 5,140 0.56 1.59 $54.25 $112,840
California 4,300 0.27 0.76 $49.68 $103,340
Massachusetts 1,530 0.44 1.25 $48.50 $100,880
Illinois 2,030 0.34 0.97 $48.22 $100,300





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,570 0.85 2.39 $55.02 $114,450
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 1,530 1.32 3.72 $43.56 $90,600
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,490 0.60 1.69 $55.57 $115,580
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,440 0.40 1.12 $50.21 $104,440
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 1,350 0.75 2.11 $48.90 $101,720
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,240 0.29 0.83 $46.78 $97,310
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,170 0.61 1.72 $44.66 $92,890
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,070 0.44 1.24 $45.71 $95,070
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,060 0.79 2.23 $35.55 $73,940
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 1,010 0.95 2.67 $60.01 $124,830




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 830 1.65 4.66 $30.40 $63,230
Cedar Rapids, IA 190 1.37 3.86 $32.02 $66,600
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 1,530 1.32 3.72 $43.56 $90,600
Jefferson City, MO 90 1.30 3.66 $30.75 $63,960
Sioux Falls, SD 150 1.03 2.91 (8) (8)
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 1,010 0.95 2.67 $60.01 $124,830
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 950 0.92 2.60 $37.41 $77,820
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,570 0.85 2.39 $55.02 $114,450
Richmond, VA 520 0.81 2.28 $39.49 $82,140
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,060 0.79 2.23 $35.55 $73,940




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division 50 0.09 0.27 $60.80 $126,460
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 1,010 0.95 2.67 $60.01 $124,830
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 200 0.48 1.34 $56.74 $118,020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,490 0.60 1.69 $55.57 $115,580
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,570 0.85 2.39 $55.02 $114,450
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 190 0.14 0.41 $54.21 $112,750
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 550 0.35 1.00 $50.86 $105,800
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,440 0.40 1.12 $50.21 $104,440
Akron, OH 160 0.49 1.37 $49.64 $103,250
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 30 0.30 0.85 $49.36 $102,670

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 90 0.52 1.47 $23.66 $49,200
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 70 0.32 0.91 $29.45 $61,250
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 30 0.27 0.77 $30.79 $64,050
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 30 0.16 0.45 $27.11 $56,390
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area 30 0.19 0.54 $34.59 $71,940

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 90 0.52 1.47 $23.66 $49,200
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 70 0.32 0.91 $29.45 $61,250
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 30 0.27 0.77 $30.79 $64,050
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area 30 0.19 0.54 $34.59 $71,940
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 30 0.16 0.45 $27.11 $56,390

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area 30 0.19 0.54 $34.59 $71,940
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $34.31 $71,360
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $34.23 $71,190
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 30 0.27 0.77 $30.79 $64,050
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 70 0.32 0.91 $29.45 $61,250


About May 2016 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2016 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2017