Financial Examiner Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

The salary statistics of financial examiners in the industry sector of finance and insurance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare financial examiner salaries in different industries within the finance and insurance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Financial Examiners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,630
25th Percentile Wage
$57,810
50th Percentile Wage
$76,640
75th Percentile Wage
$103,640
90th Percentile Wage
$138,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial examiners in the industry sector of finance and insurance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) financial examiners is $138,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial examiners is $44,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of financial examiners in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201676,6400.82%6.43%
201576,0103.63%-
201473,250-1.57%-
201374,4003.62%-
201271,710--

Compare Financial Examiner Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of financial examiners in 20 industries in the finance and insurance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for financial examiner occupations is the monetary authorities-central bank industry with an annual salary $101,300. The lowest paying industry is the other insurance related activities industry (annual salary $63,020). For detailed financial examiner salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$101,300
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$101,300
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$90,050
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$88,390
Other Financial Investment Activities
$86,630
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$81,380
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$76,890
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$74,950
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$74,050
Insurance Carriers
$73,950
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$72,900
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$72,890
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$72,740
Depository Credit Intermediation
$72,720
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$72,010
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$71,060
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$68,230
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$67,150
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$65,320
Other Insurance Related Activities
$63,020

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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