Auditor Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Auditor is $51,597 per year. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Auditor Total Pay (?
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$38,882 - $74,361
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MEDIAN: $51,597
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Auditor Total Pay (?
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$10.14 - $29.57
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,882 - $74,361  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,167  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $5,020  
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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$32,697 - $74,898  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,051
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $29.57  
   
Overtime
$15.09 - $40.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,167  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $5,020  
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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$32,697 - $74,898  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,051
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Job Description for Auditor

An auditor has the responsibility to check the accuracy and sometimes attest to the accuracy of business records. Those records are usually business records, but could be municipal records also, or any type of financial records. An auditor’s word is sought when records are being challenged for honesty.
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Auditor Tasks
  • Prepare reports related to audit activities.
  • Consult with company representatives on improvements to accounting processes and systems.
  • Analyze financial data to insure efficiency, accuracy, and compliance with relevant laws and standards, as well as to find instances of accounting deficiencies and/or fraud.
  • Collaborate with and/or oversees members of auditing team.

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Pay by Experience Level for Auditor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$51,000
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Auditor Reviews

What is it like working as an Auditor?
Auditor in Sacramento:
"Long Hours With No Overtime Pay But Secure Field And Travel."
Pros: Travel - Earn bonus points with hotels and miles with flights that I can use for vacations. Good pay. Stable secure field.
Cons: Being away from family. Management doesn't understand how hard it is sometimes. People you are auditing don't like you right off the bat - you have to get used to being the "bad guy".

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Auditor Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Auditor Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 28%
Internal Audit
up arrow 10%
Auditing
up arrow 3%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$51,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
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Accounting
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Microsoft Access
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 636 votes.

Gender

Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 11%
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