Information Technology (IT) Auditor Salary (United States)

An Information Technology (IT) Auditor earns an average salary of $67,541 per year. A skill in Internal Audit is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Information Technology (IT) Auditor Total Pay (?
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$46,623 - $97,429
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MEDIAN: $67,540
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Information Technology (IT) Auditor Total Pay (?
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$16.48 - $61.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,623 - $97,429  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,079  
Profit Sharing
$1,611 - $5,106  
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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$45,958 - $102,504  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 747
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.48 - $61.00  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $46.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,079  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,611 - $5,106  
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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$45,958 - $102,504  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 747
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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Auditor
An information technology (IT) auditor performs in-depth analysis to monitor the performance of specific technological functions designated by management.
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Information Technology (IT) Auditor Tasks
  • Work with departments to increase compliance, manage risk, and improve overall effectiveness.
  • Document findings and recommendations, as well as current processes and procedures.
  • Plan, execute, and lead audits across the organization to evaluate risks and risk management.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Auditor Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Auditor Salaries

Internal Audit
up arrow 23%
up arrow 8%
Security Maintenance
up arrow 6%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%
Computer Security
up arrow 4%
Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 3%
IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 2%
Security Testing and Auditing
0%
National Average
$69,000
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Audit, Information Technology (IT)
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up arrow 9%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%
Security Intrusion Detection
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%
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Gender
Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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