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Senior Auditor Salary (United States)

A Senior Auditor earns an average salary of $63,110 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. A skill in Internal Audit is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Auditor Salary (?
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$50,697 - $80,621
(Median)
51K
71K
81K
MEDIAN: $63,110
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Senior Auditor Salary (?
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$15.44 - $40.41
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$50,697 - $80,621  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,892  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $4,000  
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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$50,959 - $83,486  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.44 - $40.41  
   
Overtime
$18.62 - $45.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,892  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,087  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $4,000  
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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$50,959 - $83,486  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Auditor

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Senior Auditor Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Senior Auditor Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
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Auditing
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Data Analysis
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Financial Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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Financial Reporting
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National Average
$65,000
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 543 votes.

Gender

Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 8%