Entry-Level Auditor Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Auditors is around $53K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Auditors varies from $31K to $67K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K each. Geographic location 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 report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Men working as Entry-Level Auditors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,535 - $67,324
$40K
$53K
$67K
MEDIAN: $52,805
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$10.70 - $25.36
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$0$67K
Salary $39,535 - $67,324
Bonus $98.21 - $5,175
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,966
Commission $5,000
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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$30,714 - $67,131
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,259
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $10.70 - $25.36
Hourly Tips $0.74
Overtime $13.57 - $35.82
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $98.21 - $5,175
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,966
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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$30,714 - $67,131
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 380

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PricewaterhouseCoopers, EY (Ernst & Young), KPMG, LLP, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Deloitte are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Auditors. Pay for Entry-Level Auditors is best at EY (Ernst & Young), which offers a median salary of $59K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $50K to $81K. Other leaders in compensation levels are KPMG, LLP at $58K, PricewaterhouseCoopers at $58K, and Deloitte, 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 $65K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,000

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

For Entry-Level Auditors, Washington provides a pay rate that is 23 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Auditors will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+19 percent), New York (+14 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), and Boston (+10 percent). Philadelphia is the lowest-paying area, 2 percent south of the national average.

Auditor Advice

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

Auditor in Charlotte:
"Do more research on Salary."
I wish I knew more about the salary level for my role when I started.

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.

Auditor in Dallas:
"Federal Government Auditor."
Cons: 1) negative stigma working for the Fed, below average prestige/respect, 2) no material perks and bonuses, 3) little opportunity to become "wealthy" within Agency. Pros: 1) meaningful work saving taxpayer dollars by the millions, 2 & 3) excellent pay per hour in the accounting/business line of work, 4) 40 hour week & paid overtime when available, 5) less stressful cutthroat environment, 6) excellent benefits (medical, retirement, others) 7) flexible schedules, 8) ample paid vacation and paid sick, 9) auditing is never a redundant task, 10) countless opportunities to do something different: specialists, large & small contractors, system audits, rates audits, proposal audits, compliance audits, 11) learn and experience about how large and small companies operate and the various business systems, 12) work experience related for Govt. Ktr jobs 13) paid MBA and certifications (CPA, CFE, etc.) and CPA review courses (Becker, etc), 12) Agency provided CPE hours/credits required forCPA.

Key Stats for Auditor

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 200 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Auditor Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲14%



▲2%

Tax Preparation
▲2%

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 200 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%
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