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Auditor Salary
in Alexandria, Virginia

$95,318 (USD)

Average Salary

$46/hr

Average Hourly

$3,899

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 20, 2020

The average pay for an Auditor is $95,318 a year and $46 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for an Auditor is between $67,490 and $118,011. 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 Alexandria, Virginia.

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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Job Summary

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 Alexandria, Virginia, 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%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$110,500
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Alexandria, Virginia

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Description: Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2018, the population was estimated to be 160,530. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract...

Auditor Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

Finance SOX Auditor
Jan 10
McLean, United States
Freddie Mac
As a member, you are responsible for auditing the internal controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Our testing covers business segments: Multifamily ...
Internal Auditor
Jan 3
Washington, DC, USA
Robert Half
As a publicly traded company with media affiliates worldwide, the Internal Auditor will be responsible for executing financial and IT audits of the firm's corporate offices and its subsidiaries
Auditor
Jan 10
us
DoD Inspector General
Job Responsibilities Our auditors strive to make the DoD more efficient and effective by conducting sophisticated program and financial reviews and assessing the Department's efforts to protect its ...
Internal Auditor III
Jan 10
Washington, DC, USA
Synergy America, inc
Auditor will Assist with planning, executing and reporting financial, operational and compliance related audits/projects to facilitate compliance with federal laws, corporate standards and generally ...
Auditor - Office of Inspector General
Jan 14
Washington, United States
Legal Services Corporation
Auditor - Office of Inspector General Position Details Job Location LSC - Washington, DC Position Type Full-Time/Exempt Education Level 4 Year Degree Salary Range $56,420.00 - $61,122.00 Job Shift ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Auditor is $95,318 a year and $46 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for an Auditor is between $67,490 and $118,011. 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 Alexandria, Virginia.

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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