$56,971
Avg. Salary
$19.25
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,025

Bonus

$1,439

Profit Sharing

$5,200

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Internal Auditor is $19.25 per hour.

The average pay for an Internal Auditor is $56,971 per year.

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$12.89
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$19.25
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$26.99
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MEDIAN $19.25
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$42k
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$79k
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MEDIAN $56,971
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MEDIAN: $56,971
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$0$79K
Salary $41,867 - $78,597
Bonus $492 - $8,330
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,147
Commission $5,200
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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$37,977 - $79,841
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,856
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $12.89 - $26.99
Hourly Tips $0.20
Overtime $15.60 - $40.67
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $492 - $8,330
Commission $5,200
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,147
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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$37,977 - $79,841
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 526

Job Description for Internal Auditor

Internal auditors work as an internal checkers for companies, as their findings and evaluations are primary tools for identifying strengths and weaknesses within an organization. To whom they report will vary from business to business, but it is generally an upper level of management or ownership, such as an Audit Committee of a Board of Directors. In publicly-traded companies, it is required by law that an internal auditor report to the CEO.

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Internal Auditor Pay By Employer

$0$80K

$68,456

$59,000

$56,677

$71,029

KPMG, LLP
7 profiles
$49,140

$67,358

Common Career Paths for Internal Auditor


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Internal Auditors sometimes assume positions such as Internal Audit Directors. That role pays $123K per year on average. Senior Internal Auditors or Internal Auditing Managers are common next-step roles for Internal Auditors moving up in their careers; annual pay for Senior Internal Auditors is $15K higher on average, and it's $39K higher for Internal Auditing Managers.

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Popular Skills for Internal Auditor


Internal Auditors seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Audit, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Risk Management / Risk Control, and Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 7 percent. Those listing Accounting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Windows Operating System General Use also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Internal Audit are similarly competent in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Internal Auditor

Pay by Experience for an Internal Auditor has a positive trend. An entry-level Internal Auditor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 1,358 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Internal Auditor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 446 salaries. An experienced Internal Auditor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 232 salaries. An Internal Auditor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 79 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,880

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

Internal Auditors will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 32 percent. Internal Auditors will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+16 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), Houston (+15 percent), and Boston (+12 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Pittsburgh, 11 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Columbus and Cleveland (7 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Internal Auditor

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 521 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Internal Auditor Salaries

▲19%

▲10%

▲9%

National Average
$56,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Internal Auditor Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 521 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 11%