The average Experienced Internal Audit Director earns approximately $130K per year. In the world of Experienced Internal Audit Directors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $37K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $49K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $95K and $199K. Male Experienced Internal Audit Directors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 57 percent of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of Experienced Internal Audit Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$88,478 - $170,219
MEDIAN: $130,229

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$88,478 - $170,219  
$7,255 - $36,591  
Profit Sharing
$2,061 - $49,447  
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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).
$95,003 - $198,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 306

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $146,296

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Surpassing the national average by 27 percent, Experienced Internal Audit Directors in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Internal Audit Directors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+16 percent), Atlanta (+7 percent), Houston (+5 percent), and Dallas (+4 percent). Experienced Internal Audit Directors in Louisville report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 38 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers in Cleveland and Indianapolis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (24 percent lower and 17 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Internal Audit Director Salaries

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit
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Internal Audit
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Financial Analysis
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Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.


43 %
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 4%