Years of Experience
Average pay is around $85K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $84K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $55K annually on average.
Senior Internal Auditors are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing approximately $82K per year; Executive Assistants are next on the list, bringing in close to $63K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers earn $139K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Certified Information Systems Auditors with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $82K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Contract Negotiation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $139K per year. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, more than a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Regulatory Compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Audit, and Internal Audit round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For the vast majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and almost all respondents get dental coverage, too.