Audit Specialist Salary

An average Audit Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $49K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Female Audit Specialists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (67 percent) are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,367 - $79,234
$37K
$47K
$79K
MEDIAN: $47,459
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$14.19 - $23.72
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$0$79K
Salary $37,367 - $79,234
Bonus $0.00 - $15,101
Profit Sharing $900
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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$31,157 - $74,399
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $14.19 - $23.72
Overtime $32.31
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,101
Profit Sharing $900
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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$31,157 - $74,399
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

Job Description for Audit Specialist

An audit specialist provides internal audit services to a company to ensure that various departments are adhering to company guidelines and legal requirements. The audit specialist must have proficient computer skills, as creating reports is often required. The audit specialist must carry out audits in an objective manner and must be familiar with company operations and products. Often, a software program is used in this process and to detect anomalies.

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Audit Specialist Tasks

  • Perform basic accounting, such as recording revenues and reconcile and audit daily cash.
  • Prepare and review financial statements and accounting entries.
  • Assist with month end closing, including reports and explanations of variances.

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Popular Skills for Audit Specialist


Audit Specialists seem to require a number of specific skills. Fortunate workers who know Internal Audit can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 45 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Auditing, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office. Most people familiar with Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Audit Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Audit Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Audit Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Audit Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Audit Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 21 salaries. An Audit Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Audit Specialist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Audit Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

▲1%

National Average
$44,000

▼3%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Audit Specialist Salaries

Internal Audit
▲44%

National Average
$44,000




Data Analysis
▼9%

Auditing
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 8%