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Entry-Level Auditor Salary

Entry-Level Auditors take home an average $50K per year. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Auditors — including $5K in bonuses and $5K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $31K to $66K depending on individual performance. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Auditors. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Auditors making up 56 percent of survey respondents. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,445 - $64,774
(Median)
$38K
$50K
$65K
MEDIAN: $50,421
10%
50%
90%

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$10.06 - $25.11
(Median)
$10
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$38,445 - $64,774  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,080  
Profit Sharing
$505 - $4,562  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,000 - $65,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,834
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $25.11  
   
Overtime
$15.14 - $39.19  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,080  
   
Profit Sharing
$505 - $4,562  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$31,000 - $65,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 357

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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Auditor


Entry-Level Auditors flock to PricewaterhouseCoopers, EY (Ernst & Young), Deloitte & Touche LLP, KPMG, LLP, and Deloitte, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Although KPMG, LLP offers the highest salaries (median pay is $57K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $52K to $81K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Deloitte, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, where Entry-Level Auditors typically earn around $56K, $55K, or $55K, respectively.

A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include Grant Thornton Llp ($53K), EY (Ernst & Young) ($55K), and PricewaterhouseCoopers ($55K).

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Auditors, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 22 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Auditors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+17 percent), Washington (+14 percent), Boston (+12 percent), and Chicago (+11 percent). Indianapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 3 percent. Workers in Columbus and Seattle earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 2 percent.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Auditor Salaries



Internal Audit
up arrow 3%

Auditing
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Tax Preparation
0%

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Accounting
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Access
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Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 340 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%