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Average Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor Salary

$87,179
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$5,740
Bonus
$4,075
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The average salary for a Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor is $87,179.
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$70k
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$87k
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$111k
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$70k - $111k
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What Do Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditors Do?

Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor Tasks
  • Perform operational and compliance (SOX, PCI, others) reviews according to internal audit risk assessment plan.
  • Oversee and implement improvements and best practices for increasing efficiency and minimizing risk.
  • Identify key risks and necessary controls in existing systems.
  • Perform operations audits to determine compliance with policies and procedures and effectiveness of internal control systems.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor

3.9 out of 5
(95)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor

The top respondents for the job title Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), KPMG, LLP and Bank of The West. Reported salaries are highest at Columbia University where the average pay is $107,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bank of The West and Deloitte & Touche LLP, earning around $93,000 and $81,225, respectively. EY (Ernst & Young) pays the lowest at around $77,529. KPMG, LLP and Grant Thornton Llp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $77,723 and $78,254, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditors?

Skills in IT Risk, Internal Audit and IT Security & Infrastructure are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Auditing and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Audit, Information Technology (IT).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditors?

An early career Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $81,451 based on 309 salaries. A mid-career Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,213 based on 267 salaries. An experienced Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,529 based on 100 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,979.
Employees with Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (6.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 721 survey responses.
Early Career
42.9%
Mid Career
37.0%
Experienced
13.9%
Late Career
6.2%