Entry-Level Auditor Salary (United States)

A relatively young group of workers, more than three-quarters of Entry-Level Auditors report fewer than five years of experience; the average pay for this young group is around $49,721 annually. Total cash earnings range from $38,364 on the low end to $64,926 on the high end and can include bonus and profit sharing proceeds as high as $5,074 and $4,122, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company. Benefits are common in this line of work, with most reporting medical and dental coverage and more than half collecting vision insurance. Male Entry-Level Auditors are just a bit more common than females ones, with males workers composing 57 percent of the field. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Entry-Level Auditor Salary (?
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$38,364 - $64,926
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MEDIAN: $50,278
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Entry-Level Auditor Salary (?
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$9.92 - $25.62
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,364 - $64,926  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,074  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $4,122  
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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$32,251 - $66,206  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,916
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $25.62  
   
Overtime
$15.33 - $39.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,074  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $4,122  
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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$32,251 - $66,206  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 326
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Auditor

EY (Ernst & Young), PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte & Touche LLP, KPMG, LLP, and Grant Thornton Llp are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Auditors. KPMG, LLP offers the best pay with a median salary of $57,196, though salaries there max out at $77K.
Grant Thornton Llp offers the least pay with a median salary of $53,409; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $62K. EY (Ernst & Young) and PricewaterhouseCoopers are other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($54,455 and $54,667, respectively).

Pay Difference By Location

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$50,000
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For Entry-Level Auditors, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Other big spenders include New York, Boston, Washington, and Chicago, top-paying cities where Entry-Level Auditors see paychecks higher than average (+19 percent, +12 percent, +10 percent, and +7 percent). Trailing the national average by 7 percent, Tampa is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Seattle (-5 percent) and Columbus (-3 percent).

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Auditor Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Auditing
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Internal Audit
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$50,000
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Tax Preparation
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Accounting
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Microsoft Access
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 459 votes.

Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 11%
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