Average Senior Auditor Salary

$69,651
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,472
Bonus
$2,036
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The average salary for a Senior Auditor is $69,651.
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$56k
MEDIAN
$70k
90%
$92k
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What Do Senior Auditors Do?

Senior 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.
  • Oversee, guide, and mentor junior auditors.
  • Develop risk appraisal guidelines and audit paperwork templates.
  • Plan and conduct audits, prepare reports on a monthly or yearly basis for clients, and take point as the lead reviewer.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Auditor

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The top respondents for the job title Senior Auditor are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), Deloitte & Touche LLP and KPMG, LLP. Reported salaries are highest at EY (Ernst & Young) where the average pay is $71,059. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Deloitte and KPMG, LLP, earning around $70,336 and $70,070, respectively. CliftonLarsonAllen pays the lowest at around $65,088. Deloitte & Touche LLP and Grant Thornton Llp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $65,835 and $68,412, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Auditors?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, Financial Reporting and Auditing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Auditors?

An entry-level Senior Auditor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,084 based on 5 salaries. An early career Senior Auditor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,916 based on 1,128 salaries. A mid-career Senior Auditor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,628 based on 610 salaries. An experienced Senior Auditor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,599 based on 270 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $83,917.
Employees with Senior Auditor in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,140 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.2%
Early Career
52.7%
Mid Career
28.5%
Experienced
12.6%
Late Career
5.9%