Entry-Level Auditor Salary

The average Entry-Level Auditor can expect to rake in roughly $53K annually. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Auditors spread between $31K and $67K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Auditors (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$39,624 - $67,209
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$53K
$67K
MEDIAN: $52,638
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$10.42 - $25.58
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MEDIAN: $15.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,624 - $67,209  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $5,399  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,296  
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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$30,792 - $67,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,266
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.42 - $25.58  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.74  
Overtime
$13.66 - $36.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$103.04 - $5,399  
   
Commission
$2,750  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,296  
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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$30,792 - $67,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 355

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Dominating the field, PricewaterhouseCoopers, EY (Ernst & Young), KPMG, LLP, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Deloitte are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Entry-Level Auditors. With a median salary of $59K, EY (Ernst & Young) offers Entry-Level Auditors the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $50K and are capped at $81K. Entry-Level Auditors can also look forward to large paychecks at KPMG, LLP ($58K), PricewaterhouseCoopers ($58K), and Deloitte ($57K).

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include RSM McGladrey Incorporated at $53K, and Deloitte & Touche LLP where $56K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Entry-Level Auditors there earn up to $65K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,091

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

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Auditors in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 23 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Auditors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+19 percent), New York (+14 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), and Boston (+10 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Philadelphia, 2 percent below the national average.

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
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 187 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Auditor Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲14%



Tax Preparation
▲2%

▲1%

Internal Audit
▼0%

Accounting
▼0%

National Average
$51,000





Microsoft Access
▼6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 14%