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Auditor Salary

$84,335 (USD)

Average Salary

$41/hr

Average Hourly

$3,449

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for an Auditor is $84,335 a year and $41 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Auditor is between $59,713 and $104,413. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Auditor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Examines and analyzes accounting records to determine financial status of establishment and prepares financial reports concerning operating procedures: reviews data regarding material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income, and expenditures.
  • Inspects items in books of original entry to determine if accepted accounting procedure was followed in recording transactions.
  • Counts cash on hand, inspects notes receivable and payable, negotiable securities, and cancelled checks.
  • Verifies journal and ledger entries of cash and check payments, purchases, expenses, and trial balances by examining and authenticating inventory items.
  • Prepares reports for management concerning scope of audit, financial conditions found, and source and application of funds.
  • May make recommendations regarding improving operations and financial position of company.
  • May supervise and coordinate activities of auditors specializing in specific operations of establishments undergoing audit.
  • May audit banks and financial institutions and be designated bank examiner.
  • May examine company payroll and personnel records to determine worker's compensation coverage and be designated payroll auditor.
Auditor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,259,930

Estimated population of Auditor jobs: 38,264

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$97,767
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Auditor Job Listings for United States

Internal Auditor
Dec 13
Lewisville, United States
Tribune Publishing Company
The Junior Internal Auditor will play a key role, under the direction of the VP, Internal Audit, in executing the Company's audit plan, including its SOX compliance plan, operational audits and ...
Senior Internal Auditor
Dec 13
Richmond, United States
The Goodkind Group, LLC
The Senior Auditor will work in a dynamic team environment to execute financial, operational, compliance, third-party, information technology and strategic audits across business units and functions
Senior Auditor
Dec 13
Sayville, United States
National Recruiting Group
Senior Auditor Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 As the Senior Auditor you will serve as the principal contact for most engagements and will be ultimately responsible for all services preformed for in-charge ...
Senior Auditor
Dec 13
Plymouth, MI, USA
Sanford Rose Associates - JFSPartners
SENIOR AUDITOR: Our client, a non-automotive, top company in Detroit, is seeking a Senior Auditor. This is a highly visible role with a company that emphasizes work/life balance and a team-oriented ...
Senior Internal Auditor
Dec 12
Chicago, United States
Creospan Inc.
Senior Internal Auditor Job Location: Chicago, IL Job Summary: * Our Client a Fortune 100 company Audit team is searching for a Senior Internal Auditor to join our team in Chicago, IL, USA. As a ...

The average pay for an Auditor is $84,335 a year and $41 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Auditor is between $59,713 and $104,413. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Auditor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Internal Auditor
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Senior Internal Auditor
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