Experienced Internal Audit Director Salary

For Experienced Internal Audit Directors, yearly average wages total $131K annually. Total incomes of Experienced Internal Audit Directors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $36K from bonuses and close to $50K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $97K and $193K. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most Experienced Internal Audit Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Experienced Internal Audit Directors (54 percent) who responded to the survey. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$88,930 - $167,539
MEDIAN: $130,657

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Salary $88,930 - $167,539
Bonus $5,795 - $36,400
Profit Sharing $2,013 - $50,348
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$97,425 - $193,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 303

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $145,187

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

For Experienced Internal Audit Directors, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Internal Audit Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+28 percent), New York (+17 percent), Atlanta (+7 percent), and Houston (+4 percent). The lowest-paying market is Louisville, which sits 35 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Cleveland (23 percent less) and Austin (10 percent less).

Key Stats for Internal Audit Director


46 %
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more
Years in Fields/Career:
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Internal Audit

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.


46 %
54 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 7%