The average salary for an Auditor in South Africa is R247,209.
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What Do Auditors Do?
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.
Auditors form opinions based on sufficient, competent material that is relevant to the auditor’s aim.
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- 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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Auditor
The top respondents for the job title Auditor are from the companies Office of The Auditor General, PricewaterhouseCoopers and SARS. Reported salaries are highest at SARS where the average pay is R355,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include PricewaterhouseCoopers, earning around R238,000. EY (Ernst & Young) pays the lowest at around R161,892. Office of The Auditor General also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R204,292.
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What Are Popular Skills for Auditors?
Skills in Auditing, Microsoft Office and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Auditors?
An entry-level Auditor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R195,841 based on 16 salaries. An early career Auditor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R220,717 based on 166 salaries. A mid-career Auditor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R351,844 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Auditor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R365,978 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R450,000.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 277 survey responses.