$85,274
Avg. Salary
$60.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,175

Bonus

$3,072

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor is $60.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor is $85,274 per year.

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MEDIAN $85,274
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$0$117K
Salary $67,936 - $109,031
Bonus $1,958 - $14,661
Profit Sharing $489 - $7,652
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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$69,939 - $117,630
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 900
Hourly Data $0$78
Hourly Rate $29.40 - $78.91
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$117K
Bonus $1,958 - $14,661
Profit Sharing $489 - $7,652
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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$69,939 - $117,630
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor

Senior information technology (IT) auditors perform specialized auditing involving a broad range of information technology and operational functions. They also plan and manage complex audits, as well as perform project management duties such as organizing, reviewing, and reporting on the work of their team. They also provide IT and auditing support and assist the IT audit manager in the execution of the IT audit plan; this includes designing the overall IT audit plan for achieving internal audit's goals. Senior information technology auditors also perform the IT annual risk assessment, lead and perform technology-related and other operational audits. This work is generally fast-paced and occurs in an office setting.

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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.

Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor Pay By Employer

$0$108K

$80,287

KPMG, LLP
20 profiles
$75,000

$80,846

$91,966

Common Career Paths for Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor


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Although it's unusual, some Senior Information Technology Auditors transition into jobs as Information Systems Audit Managers. The latter group reports earning a slightly lower median of $104K per year, though.

Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor


Survey results suggest that Senior Information Technology Auditors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Risk Management / Risk Control, IT Security & Infrastructure, Sarbanes-Oxley, and Security Testing and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Audit and IT Consulting. It is often found that people who know IT Risk are also skilled in Internal Audit.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor

Pay by Experience for a Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 247 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 225 salaries. An experienced Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 105 salaries. A Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $88,507

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Senior Information Technology Auditors, 17 percent higher than the national average. Senior Information Technology Auditors will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), Seattle (+12 percent), and St. Louis (+9 percent). The lowest-paying market is Milwaukee, which sits 18 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Cincinnati (15 percent less) and Washington (10 percent less).

Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor?

Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor in Seattle:
"Busy."
Pros: The people
Cons: Cost of Living and Salary

Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor in Indianapolis:
"Good career."
Relatively well paid but can be demand work with long hours.

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Key Stats for Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor Salaries

▲16%

▲15%

▲2%

National Average
$89,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor Salaries





▲1%

Internal Audit
▼0%

National Average
$89,000

▼2%

IT Consulting
▼4%

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 5%