Entry-Level Compliance Auditor Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Compliance Auditor is $49,464 per year.

$35,489 - $73,703
$35K
$49K
$74K
MEDIAN: $49,464
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50%
90%

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$12.52 - $26.70
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.33
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,489 - $73,703  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,667  
Profit Sharing
$2,360  
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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$31,562 - $71,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.52 - $26.70  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $43.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,667  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,360  
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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$31,562 - $71,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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

Compliance Auditor in Raleigh:
Must have solid computer skills, medical background to understand differences in procedures so audit and compliance is accurate.

Compliance Auditor in Buffalo:
"Pay was not commensurate with responsibilities."
Be neutral. Be prepared for others to regard you as a whistle blower.

Compliance Auditor in Fort Worth:
"If I could write a letter to a younger me."
I recommend accountants get certified in audit as soon as possible. In my job I must know and explain the law as it relates to employment and tax compliance, use computers, software, and the Internet to perform complex research. The key to success is in being able to quickly move between tasks and not lose focus or patience when interrupted, be extremely knowledgeable in all facets of accounting, GAAP, psychology, interviewing employers and claimants to investigate claims and render decisions, piece together information, audit records and write formal audit reports, find people/employers (skip-tracing), collect taxes, help diverse people and personalities resolve problems quickly; It is also critical to be able to communicate detailed information easily, answer employer questions and resolve account issues, maintain good working relationships with more than 2500 employers and accounting professionals in an assigned tax district, balance compliance with caring, professional service.

Key Stats for Compliance Auditor

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Compliance Auditor Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲5%

Auditing
▲4%

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

National Average
$47,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 9%