Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts

General Information

Description

Obtain evidence, take statements, produce reports, and testify to findings regarding resolution of fraud allegations. May coordinate fraud detection and prevention activities.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit68.19%
  2. Private, not for profit10.72%
  3. State and local government8.26%
  4. Self-employed7.59%
  5. Federal government4.78%

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

Industry areas

  • Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
  • Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$63,100

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$98,070
$27,310
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 72%
  • Master's degree 12%
  • Post baccalaureate 8%
  • Some college 4%
  • First professional degree 4%
  • High school 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Law and Government
  • Computers and Electronics

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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