Senior Auditor Salary (United States)

A Senior Auditor earns an average salary of $62,725 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 and Internal Audit.
Senior Auditor Total Pay (?
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$50,539 - $80,055
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MEDIAN: $62,724
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Senior Auditor Total Pay (?
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$15.33 - $40.27
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$50,539 - $80,055  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,918  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $3,950  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,087  
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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$50,821 - $82,910  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,184
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.33 - $40.27  
   
Overtime
$19.15 - $44.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,918  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,087  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $3,950  
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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$50,821 - $82,910  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,184
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Job Description for Senior Auditor
Senior auditors conduct audits for companies to ensure compliance in financial and operational areas. They ensure that businesses operate smoothly and inspect records for cases of waste or fraud. Senior auditors are typically responsible for overseeing the entire auditing process for a company. In large organizations, they may have staff auditors who report directly to them.
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Senior Auditor Tasks
  • Develop risk appraisal guidelines and audit paperwork templates.
  • Plan and conduct audits, prepare reports on a monthly or yearly basis for clients, and take point as the lead reviewer.
  • Analyze financial data to insure efficiency, accuracy, and compliance with relevant laws and standards, as well as to find instances of accounting deficiencies and/or fraud.
  • Oversee, guide, and mentor junior auditors.
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Experience Affects Senior Auditor Salaries

National Average
$64,000

Skills That Affect Senior Auditor Salaries

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit
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Data Analysis
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Auditing
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Financial Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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Financial Reporting
0%
Microsoft Excel
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$64,000
Accounting
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Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%
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