Financial examiners ensure compliance with laws that govern institutions handling monetary transactions.Work Environment
Most financial examiners work for the finance and insurance industry, the federal government, or state governments. Most financial examiners work full time.How to Become a Financial Examiner
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.Pay
The median annual wage for financial examiners was $81,430 in May 2020.Job Outlook
Employment of financial examiners is projected to grow 18 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations.
About 6,900 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.State & Area Data
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