The average pay for an Internal Auditor is $50,893 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Compliance (Financial) and Risk Management / Risk Control.
Internal Auditor Total Pay (?
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$37,000 - $70,590
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MEDIAN: $50,893
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Internal Auditor Total Pay (?
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$11.45 - $25.37
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,000 - $70,590  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,160  
Profit Sharing
$497.21 - $6,000  
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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$33,571 - $72,186  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,052
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.45 - $25.37  
   
Overtime
$16.05 - $36.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,160  
   
Profit Sharing
$497.21 - $6,000  
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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$33,571 - $72,186  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,052
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Job Description for Internal Auditor
An internal auditor's primarily responsibility is to protect a company from incurring any penalties enforced by the IRS. Companies often have so much money coming from so many places that it is easy to miss something in their paperwork and the proper taxes might not be paid. Internal auditors review all of this information before taxes are actually taken care of.
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Internal Auditor Tasks
  • Evaluate and document existing or proposed procedures and controls.
  • Provide management with recommendations for policy, procedure and practice improvements.
  • Conduct operational, compliance, financial and SOX audits within an organization.
  • Acts as a liaison for audits with internal departments as well as outside auditors.
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Pay by Experience Level for Internal Auditor
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Experience Affects Internal Auditor Salaries

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$50,000

Skills That Affect Internal Auditor Salaries

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$50,000
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Gender
Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%
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