Entry-Level Auditor Salary

Entry-Level Auditors can expect to earn an average of $51K per year. Total cash earnings of Entry-Level Auditors range from $31K on the low end to $66K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $4K, respectively. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Entry-Level Auditors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Auditors is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,716 - $64,986
(Median)
$39K
$51K
$65K
MEDIAN: $50,620
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$10.07 - $24.99
(Median)
$10
$15
$25
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
$38,716 - $64,986  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,088  
Profit Sharing
$71.49 - $4,404  
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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$31,143 - $65,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,907
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $24.99  
   
Overtime
$15.13 - $38.29  
National Annualized 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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,088  
   
Profit Sharing
$71.49 - $4,404  
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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$31,143 - $65,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 386
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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. Although Deloitte offers the highest salaries (median pay is $56K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $49K to $70K. KPMG, LLP, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and PricewaterhouseCoopers are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Entry-Level Auditors earning around $56K, $55K, or $55K at each firm, respectively.

Grant Thornton Llp, EY (Ernst & Young) and PricewaterhouseCoopers are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $53K, $55K, and $55K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Auditors, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Auditors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+16 percent), San Jose (+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 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 317 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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