For Internal Audit VPs, yearly average wages total $134K annually. Total cash compensation for Internal Audit VPs runs from $104K to $203K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $32K and profit sharing that can reach almost $49K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geography, followed by years of experience and the specific company. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Internal Audit VPs making up 54 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$92,166 - $182,639
MEDIAN: $133,921

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$92,166 - $182,639  
$7,185 - $31,614  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $48,936  
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$103,754 - $202,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112

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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Internal Audit

A vice president (VP) of internal audits usually holds a leadership position for a large corporation. They work with managers and auditors to address financial and operational issues and help the managers to overcome these problems. The vice president of internal audit oversees various audit-related processes in the company and provides objective evaluations. Then, they help other departments come up with ideas to improve these processes. The vice president of internal audit usually has a team of auditors to whom they delegate tasks.


Vice President (VP), Internal Audit Tasks

  • Conduct internal audits, determine the objectives of audits, and track audit results.
  • Propose methods to improve processes and problem areas identified by audits.
  • Train and manage the internal auditing staff and conduct evaluations.
  • Design methods to assess and mitigate business risks.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $145,996

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Internal Audit VPs working in New York make slightly more than the national average, but overall, geography does not significantly influence pay in this role. The lowest-paying market is Boston, which sits 15 percent below the national average.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


46 %
54 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 2%