The following are highlighted trends from the ACFE's 2013/2014 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals.
CFEs continue to earn a significant premium over those without the credential. The results of this year's survey found that CFEs earn 25% more than their non-certified counterparts.
Overall, compensation levels across most industries remained relatively unchanged since the 2010/2011 Compensation Guide.
Governance, Risk and Compliance, Loss Prevention and Law Enforcement Officer were among the top ranking job functions that showed the highest median salary advantage for having the CFE credential, with CFEs earning 30-50% more than non-CFEs.
More than 26% of respondents are international. International CFEs outside Canada and Europe earned 34% more than non-CFEs.