Experienced Internal Audit Director Salary

The average Experienced Internal Audit Director earns approximately $123K per year. Final cash compensation to Experienced Internal Audit Directors varies from around $88K to approximately $191K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $38K and $25K, respectively. Job satisfaction for Experienced Internal Audit Directors is high. Male Experienced Internal Audit Directors are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 62 percent of professionals. Almost all have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$82,188 - $162,198
MEDIAN: $123,198

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National Salary Data (?
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$82,188 - $162,198  
$4,894 - $38,285  
Profit Sharing
$2,424 - $24,917  
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).
$87,756 - $190,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 411
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $135,848

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For Experienced Internal Audit Directors, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Experienced Internal Audit Directors will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+11 percent), Boston (+11 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Chicago (+9 percent). Trailing the national average by 20 percent, Cleveland is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Skills That Affect Internal Audit Director Salaries

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Internal Audit
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.


38 %
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 3%