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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 $155,080, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for financial examiners. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $100,590). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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
$155,080
$76,600 550
2 New York
$100,590
$56,280 5,140
3 Illinois
$95,690
$56,510 2,030
4 California
$93,220
$57,570 4,300
5 New Jersey
$92,070
$55,780 2,130
6 Connecticut
$91,590
$58,920 560
7 Massachusetts
$89,540
$57,090 1,530
8 Washington
$85,720
$55,520 410
9 Minnesota
$84,550
$49,810 1,400
10 Rhode Island
$83,060
$55,260 360
11 Pennsylvania
$81,440
$50,800 1,640
12 North Carolina
$79,710
$48,500 2,190
13 Idaho
$78,360
$53,990 130
14 Delaware
$77,700
$55,820 220
15 New Hampshire
$77,680
$49,370 160
16 Virginia
$76,870
$38,550 1,710
17 Georgia
$76,750
$34,650 770
18 Texas
$76,740
$48,690 3,600
19 Mississippi
$76,440
$45,860 150
20 Arkansas
$75,940
$39,210 180
21 Missouri
$74,570
$36,510 1,790
22 Vermont
$74,490
$48,430 50
23 Tennessee
$74,060
$32,230 620
24 Arizona
$73,950
$48,850 360
25 Indiana
$72,990
$44,870 410
26 Colorado
$72,980
$52,680 1,030
27 Kansas
$72,070
$45,410 330
28 Nebraska
$71,880
$43,640 240
29 Florida
$71,580
$47,580 2,930
30 Utah
$70,190
$36,180 400
31 Wisconsin
$69,290
$47,290 1,400
32 Nevada
$69,120
$44,260 180
33 Hawaii
$68,860
$51,830 90
34 Iowa
$68,830
$42,200 930
35 Montana
$68,630
$47,670 90
36 Michigan
$67,680
$39,490 690
37 Louisiana
$67,670
$42,480 230
38 Maryland
$67,660
$32,970 440
39 Oregon
$66,900
$42,130 490
40 Ohio
$66,160
$43,100 3,330
41 Maine
$63,470
$35,730 160
42 North Dakota
$63,120
$36,940 150
43 South Carolina
$61,940
$38,580 300
44 Alaska
$61,070
$35,040 80
45 Alabama
$60,520
$40,090 1,030
46 New Mexico
$58,660
$40,570 100
47 Kentucky
$55,470
$35,000 480
48 Oklahoma
$55,160
$26,940 460
49 West Virginia
$54,560
$28,190 100
50 Puerto Rico
$35,310
$21,270 450
See also: Highest paying industries for financial examiners, Top Paying Jobs in America.