Financial Examiners

General Information

Description

Enforce or ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing financial and securities institutions and financial and real estate transactions. May examine, verify, or authenticate records.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit39.92%
  2. Federal government38.27%
  3. State and local government16.89%
  4. Private, not for profit4.63%
  5. Self-employed0.30%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Employment of financial examiners is projected to grow 18 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 6,900 openings for financial examiners are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$81,430

State-by-state Salary

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$164,440
$51,050
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 86%
  • Post baccalaureate 8%
  • Master's degree 4%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

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Knowledge

  • Economics and Accounting
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Administration and Management
  • Law and Government

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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