Entry-Level Auditor Salary

Entry-Level Auditors take home an average $51K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $5K and $4K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Auditors can bottom out near $31K or peak near $66K depending on individual performance. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Auditors is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Auditors making up 56 percent of survey respondents. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,754 - $65,029
(Median)
$39K
$51K
$65K
MEDIAN: $50,642
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$10.05 - $24.97
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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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
$38,754 - $65,029  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,094  
Profit Sharing
$185.00 - $4,250  
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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$31,057 - $65,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,914
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $24.97  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $37.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,094  
   
Profit Sharing
$185.00 - $4,250  
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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$31,057 - $65,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 388
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Auditor


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Entry-Level Auditors include EY (Ernst & Young), PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte & Touche LLP, KPMG, LLP, and Deloitte. Pay for Entry-Level Auditors is best at KPMG, LLP, 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 $52K to $81K. Entry-Level Auditors can also look forward to large paychecks at Deloitte ($56K), Deloitte & Touche LLP ($55K), and PricewaterhouseCoopers ($55K).

Also approaching the lower end are Grant Thornton Llp at $53K, EY (Ernst & Young) at $55K, and PricewaterhouseCoopers at $55K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Auditors, 20 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Auditors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+16 percent), San Jose (+16 percent), Washington (+13 percent), and Chicago (+12 percent). With compensation 2 percent below the national average, Columbus is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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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 Office
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Microsoft Word
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Accounting
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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 310 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%
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