Median pay for Entry-Level Auditors is around $52K per year. Total incomes of Entry-Level Auditors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $5K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $31K and $67K. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Auditors. Men working as Entry-Level Auditors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 52 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,533 - $66,998
$40K
$52K
$67K
MEDIAN: $52,343
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$10.55 - $25.60
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,533 - $66,998  
   
Bonus
$100.40 - $5,240  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,894  
Commission
$2,750  
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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$30,961 - $67,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,348
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.55 - $25.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.74  
Overtime
$14.01 - $36.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$100.40 - $5,240  
   
Commission
$2,750  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$30,961 - $67,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 354

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PricewaterhouseCoopers, EY (Ernst & Young), KPMG, LLP, Deloitte, and Deloitte & Touche LLP are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Auditors. Salary cannot be beat at EY (Ernst & Young), where median pay comes to $58K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $50K, and the higher end is not far away at $78K. Also paying near the top of the field are KPMG, LLP at $58K, PricewaterhouseCoopers at $57K, and Grant Thornton Llp, where Entry-Level Auditors annually earn $57K.

Other low-paying employers include RSM McGladrey Incorporated at $53K and Deloitte & Touche LLP at $56K, though some Entry-Level Auditors there earn up to $67K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,019

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Auditors, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Auditors will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+15 percent), New York (+13 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and Boston (+10 percent).

Auditor Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Auditor in Seattle:
"Able to make decisions without training on the fly."
Have a thick skin. Don't be afraid to speak your opinions on how to audit.

Key Stats for Auditor

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 192 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Auditor Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
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Tax Preparation
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Internal Audit
0%

Accounting
0%

National Average
$51,000





Microsoft Access
up arrow 6%

Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 192 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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