A Senior Internal Auditor earns an average salary of $74,436 per year. 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. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$58,329 - $92,231
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$58K
$74K
$92K
MEDIAN: $74,436
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$17.38 - $41.46
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$17
$27
$41
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$58,329 - $92,231  
   
Bonus
$1,001 - $10,346  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $8,731  
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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$58,911 - $97,928  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,030
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.38 - $41.46  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,001 - $10,346  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $8,731  
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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$58,911 - $97,928  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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

  • Determine the prioritization of internal audit resources in order to properly address all risks and exposures.
  • Assist with the annual risk assessment and developing the audit population.
  • Collaborate with management and other business partners to develop partnerships, obtain audit documentation, and resolve sensitive audit issues.
  • Conduct operational, compliance, financial, and SOX audits within an organization.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,655

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Experience Affects Senior Internal Auditor Salaries




National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Senior Internal Auditor Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
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Project Management
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Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Audit, Information Technology (IT)
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Internal Audit
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Data Analysis
0%

Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$77,000

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit
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Microsoft Office
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Auditing
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Microsoft Excel
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Regulatory Compliance
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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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