|Quick Facts: Financial Examiners|
$81,410 per year
$39.14 per hour
|Long-term on-the-job training|
|21% (Much faster than average)|
Financial examiners ensure compliance with laws that govern institutions handling monetary transactions.
Most financial examiners work for the finance and insurance industry, the federal government, or state governments. Most financial examiners work full time.
Financial examiners typically need a bachelor’s degree that includes some coursework in accounting. Entry-level examiners are trained on the job by senior examiners.
The median annual wage for financial examiners was $81,410 in May 2021.
Employment of financial examiners is projected to grow 21 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations.
About 6,800 openings for financial examiners are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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