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Highest Paying States for Financial Examiners

The highest paying states for financial examiners (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of financial examiners in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $155,730, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for financial examiners. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $103,370). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of financial examiners in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Financial Examiners

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$155,730
$77,160 610
2 New York
$103,370
$58,120 6,800
3 California
$96,040
$56,240 4,420
4 Connecticut
$95,990
$59,440 600
5 New Jersey
$95,770
$54,940 2,110
6 Illinois
$92,970
$53,010 2,050
7 Massachusetts
$92,150
$60,350 1,370
8 Washington
$90,350
$58,890 480
9 Louisiana
$87,990
$51,500 150
10 Georgia
$87,890
$36,580 710
11 Rhode Island
$85,200
$53,310 360
12 Texas
$84,390
$51,860 3,670
13 Minnesota
$82,490
$53,640 1,460
14 Pennsylvania
$82,140
$52,330 1,500
15 South Dakota
$81,810
$46,540 100
16 Delaware
$81,640
$58,890 220
17 New Hampshire
$81,460
$52,160 150
18 North Carolina
$78,930
$47,200 2,800
19 Arkansas
$77,590
$41,750 180
20 Vermont
$77,390
$53,290 60
21 Iowa
$76,990
$44,850 810
22 Colorado
$75,410
$53,640 1,160
23 Idaho
$75,350
$55,580 120
24 Virginia
$75,110
$40,010 1,770
25 Florida
$74,140
$49,540 2,880
26 Nevada
$73,900
$47,220 120
27 Arizona
$73,370
$47,380 870
28 Mississippi
$72,840
$38,460 160
29 Tennessee
$72,000
$34,540 650
30 West Virginia
$71,970
$34,850 60
31 Michigan
$71,900
$47,370 600
32 Alaska
$71,350
$31,610 70
33 Wisconsin
$70,920
$49,270 1,500
34 Hawaii
$70,280
$51,180 80
35 Maryland
$68,350
$33,460 610
36 Missouri
$68,350
$23,520 2,430
37 Ohio
$68,020
$44,700 3,300
38 Oregon
$67,710
$44,260 660
39 Indiana
$67,470
$38,400 410
40 Kansas
$66,940
$43,330 430
41 Montana
$66,090
$47,110 110
42 Maine
$65,790
$42,110 180
43 Utah
$65,260
$38,110 330
44 Alabama
$64,750
$40,960 800
45 New Mexico
$63,890
$46,850 100
46 North Dakota
$63,710
$38,980 150
47 Oklahoma
$62,670
$38,090 350
48 Nebraska
$61,740
$42,050 480
49 Wyoming
$60,030
$40,990 30
50 South Carolina
$59,710
$39,830 310
51 Kentucky
$54,240
$36,460 550
52 Puerto Rico
$38,870
$21,790 680
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