Find Grad Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Financial Examiners in Illinois

Find Schools Near

Financial Examiners in Illinois

Is Illinois a good place for you to work as a Financial Examiner?

5.4% Jobs Projection
$93,700 Median Salary
160 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Financial Examiners in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Financial Examiners in Illinois is growing faster than average.

  • Financial Examiners in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Financial Examiners Work in Illinois?

In 2018, there were 2,120 Financial Examiners working in the state.

There were 2,050 Financial Examiners employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 565 Financial Examiners working in it, which means Illinois has more Financial Examiners than average.


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Financial Examiners in this state are growing at a rate of 5.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.7%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 160 annual job openings, and 2,140 total jobs in 2026 for Financial Examiners in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,600 annual jobs and 57,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Financial Examiners Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Financial Examiners ranged from $53,290 to $166,320 with $93,700 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.62 to $79.96. The median hourly rate was $45.05.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $44.7 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.35.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Illinois Metros for Financial Examiners

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Financial Examiners.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,610 $93,910
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,260 $66,010
Peoria, IL 50 $87,280

Top States for Financial Examiners Employment

The table below shows the states where most Financial Examiners work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 9,030 $101,450
California 5,120 $96,750
Texas 4,210 $75,710
North Carolina 4,070 $62,410
Ohio 2,630 $72,150
Missouri 2,370 $66,240
Florida 2,360 $77,290
New Jersey 2,310 $97,410
Illinois 2,120 $93,700
Virginia 1,920 $72,230
Minnesota 1,720 $85,280
Pennsylvania 1,530 $80,180
Arizona 1,420 $50,690
Wisconsin 1,360 $71,090
Colorado 1,320 $75,810
Iowa 1,310 $57,120
Massachusetts 1,130 $93,720
Alabama 1,130 $50,680
Maryland 890 $62,930
Tennessee 850 $72,160

Below are the states where Financial Examiners get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $154,300
Connecticut $102,950
New York $101,450
Louisiana $99,830
Georgia $98,380
New Jersey $97,410
California $96,750
Massachusetts $93,720
Illinois $93,700
Rhode Island $87,010

What Major Will Prepare You For a Financial Examiner Career?


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Graduate Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited graduate schools across the U.S.