The salary statistics of financial examiners are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of financial examiners within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The financial examiners annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial examiners. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) financial examiners is $148,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,400. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 219% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of financial examiners from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of financial examiners in 9 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for financial examiners occupations is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector with an annual salary $92,970. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $45,080).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
From the above tables we note that not only financial examiners salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of financial examiners in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $35,310 to $155,080. The highest paying state for financial examiners is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $155,080. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $35,310. For more salary information of financial examiners profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |