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 $81,430 in May 2020.
Employment of financial examiners is projected to grow 7 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. Financial examiners will be in demand as financial institutions seek help with federal regulatory compliance.
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