Senior Internal Auditor Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Internal Auditor is $69,224 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Audit, Information Technology (IT) is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Internal Auditor Salary (?
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$53,084 - $88,673
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MEDIAN: $69,223
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Senior Internal Auditor Salary (?
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$15.28 - $49.12
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$53,084 - $88,673  
   
Bonus
$1.10 - $9,974  
Profit Sharing
$574 - $8,612  
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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$53,522 - $93,224  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,909
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$15.28 - $49.12  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $70.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1.10 - $9,974  
   
Profit Sharing
$574 - $8,612  
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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$53,522 - $93,224  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Job Description for Senior Internal Auditor

The responsibility of an auditor is to inspect financial documents and records for any possible fraud, theft, or waste of time and company resources. Senior internal auditors typically manage a smaller team of internal auditors within the company. They guide each internal auditor in the process of conducting an audit project or assignment. They make sure that internal auditors are following the proper procedures and policies set in place for conducting an audit.
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Senior 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 Difference By Location

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$71,000
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Experience Affects Senior Internal Auditor Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Skills That Affect Senior Internal Auditor Salaries

Project Management
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Internal Audit
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Data Analysis
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Financial Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$71,000
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Financial Reporting
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Auditing
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Gender

Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 5%
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