Auditor Salary

The average pay for an Auditor is $54,426 per year. A skill in Risk Management / Risk Control is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$40,134 - $81,349
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$55K
$81K
MEDIAN: $54,821
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50%
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$11.31 - $28.73
$11
$17
$29
MEDIAN: $17.35
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$0$81K
Salary $40,134 - $81,349
Bonus $-0.40 - $6,894
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,950
Commission $3,500
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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$31,601 - $79,745
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,763
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $11.31 - $28.73
Hourly Tips $0.24
Overtime $14.00 - $37.75
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $-0.40 - $6,894
Commission $3,500
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,950
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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$31,601 - $79,745
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 561

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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

  • 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.
  • Prepare reports related to audit activities.
  • Consult with company representatives on improvements to accounting processes and systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Auditor

Pay by Experience for an Auditor has a positive trend. An entry-level Auditor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 1,621 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Auditor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 477 salaries. An experienced Auditor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 320 salaries. An Auditor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 139 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,746

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

Auditor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Auditor?

Auditor in Kuwait City:
"I am an auditor."
Pros: Its very excited usually basing my experience.
Cons: Its just frustating some time.

Auditor in Brownstown:
"I love the job I do."
Pros: The people and getting a pay check.
Cons: The pay is lousey, and they play favorites.

Auditor in Columbus:
"Financial work."
Pros: Reviewing financials and ensuring amounts are presented appropriately.
Cons: Hours, stress, lack of creativity.

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".

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Key Stats for Auditor

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 314 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Auditor Salaries

▲20%

▲20%

▲11%

National Average
$53,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Auditor Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲16%



Oral / Verbal Communication
▲4%

Accounting
▲3%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
▲3%


▲1%


National Average
$53,000







Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 314 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 15%
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