$55,058
Avg. Salary
$17.37
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,012

Bonus

$1,451

Profit Sharing

$12,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Auditor is $17.37 per hour.

The average pay for an Auditor is $55,058 per year.

$11.29
10%
$17.37
50%
$28.11
90%
MEDIAN $17.37
$40k
10%
$55k
50%
$82k
90%
MEDIAN $55,058
$40,182 - $81,597
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$82K
MEDIAN: $55,058
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$11.29 - $28.11
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$0$198K
Salary $40,182 - $81,597
Bonus $146 - $7,386
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,935
Commission $0.00 - $198,659
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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$31,633 - $80,295
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,264
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $11.29 - $28.11
Hourly Tips $0.05
Overtime $14.58 - $38.05
Annual Data $0$198K
Bonus $146 - $7,386
Commission $0.00 - $198,659
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,935
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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$31,633 - $80,295
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,046

Job Description for Auditor

An auditor has the responsibility to check the accuracy and sometimes attest to the accuracy of business records. Those records are usually business records, but could be municipal records also, or any type of financial records. An auditor’s word is sought when records are being challenged for honesty.

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Auditor Tasks

  • 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.
  • Collaborate with and/or oversees members of auditing team.
  • Prepare reports related to audit activities.
  • Consult with company representatives on improvements to accounting processes and systems.

Auditor Pay By Employer

$0$138K

$58,950

$58,007

KPMG, LLP
42 profiles
$58,075

Deloitte
25 profiles
$55,487

$55,856

$57,808

Cotiviti
9 profiles
$49,157

$69,162

Mcgladrey
9 profiles
$57,808

Bkd, Llp
8 profiles
$52,444

Common Career Paths for Auditor


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Auditor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Auditor

Pay by Experience Level for Auditor

Pay by Experience for an Auditor has a positive trend. An entry-level Auditor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 1,621 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Auditor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 477 salaries. An experienced Auditor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 320 salaries. An Auditor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 139 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,857

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Auditor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Auditor?

Auditor in Beaverton:
"A vital part of the store."
Pros: That I work early enough to where when im off I still have a the day for my personal life.
Cons: The pay and not enough hours, its hard to make a living.

Auditor in Kuwait City:
"I am an auditor."
Pros: Its very excited usually basing my experience.
Cons: Its just frustating some time.

Auditor in Brownstown:
"I love the job I do."
Pros: The people and getting a pay check.
Cons: The pay is lousey, and they play favorites.

Auditor in Charlotte:
"Do more research on Salary."
I wish I knew more about the salary level for my role when I started.

Auditor in Columbus:
"Financial work."
Pros: Reviewing financials and ensuring amounts are presented appropriately.
Cons: Hours, stress, lack of creativity.

Auditor in Dallas:
"Federal Government Auditor."
Cons: 1) negative stigma working for the Fed, below average prestige/respect, 2) no material perks and bonuses, 3) little opportunity to become "wealthy" within Agency. Pros: 1) meaningful work saving taxpayer dollars by the millions, 2 & 3) excellent pay per hour in the accounting/business line of work, 4) 40 hour week & paid overtime when available, 5) less stressful cutthroat environment, 6) excellent benefits (medical, retirement, others) 7) flexible schedules, 8) ample paid vacation and paid sick, 9) auditing is never a redundant task, 10) countless opportunities to do something different: specialists, large & small contractors, system audits, rates audits, proposal audits, compliance audits, 11) learn and experience about how large and small companies operate and the various business systems, 12) work experience related for Govt. Ktr jobs 13) paid MBA and certifications (CPA, CFE, etc.) and CPA review courses (Becker, etc), 12) Agency provided CPE hours/credits required forCPA.

Auditor in Sacramento:
"Long Hours With No Overtime Pay But Secure Field And Travel."
Pros: Travel - Earn bonus points with hotels and miles with flights that I can use for vacations. Good pay. Stable secure field.
Cons: Being away from family. Management doesn't understand how hard it is sometimes. People you are auditing don't like you right off the bat - you have to get used to being the "bad guy".

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Key Stats for Auditor

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 608 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Auditor Salaries

▲20%

▲20%

▲11%

National Average
$53,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Auditor Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲16%


Oral / Verbal Communication
▲4%


Evaluation and Management Auditing
▲3%


Accounting
▲2%

▲1%


National Average
$53,000







Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 608 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 15%