Entry-Level Auditor Salary

Entry-Level Auditors take home an average $51K annually. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Auditors runs from $31K to $66K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5K and profit sharing that can reach almost $4K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. 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 55 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$38,788 - $64,949

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$10.07 - $25.12

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$38,788 - $64,949  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,083  
Profit Sharing
$185.00 - $4,000  
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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$30,980 - $65,572  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,911
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $25.12  
   
Overtime
$15.12 - $37.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,083  
   
Profit Sharing
$185.00 - $4,000  
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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$30,980 - $65,572  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 394
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Auditor


Entry-Level Auditors flock to EY (Ernst & Young), PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte & Touche LLP, KPMG, LLP, and Deloitte, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Pay for Entry-Level Auditors is best at Deloitte, which offers a median salary of $56K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $49K to $70K. Entry-Level Auditors can also look forward to large paychecks at KPMG, LLP ($56K), Deloitte & Touche LLP ($56K), and PricewaterhouseCoopers ($55K).

Grant Thornton Llp, EY (Ernst & Young), and PricewaterhouseCoopers also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $53K, $55K, and $55K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Auditors, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 20 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Auditors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+17 percent), New York (+16 percent), Washington (+13 percent), and Chicago (+13 percent). Columbus is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 2 percent.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Auditor Salaries



Auditing
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Internal Audit
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Tax Preparation
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National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Accounting
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Data Analysis
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Microsoft Access
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 307 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

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