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Auditor salary in United States

How much does an Auditor make in the United States?

Average base salary

$94,803
Average $94,803
Low $67,672
High $132,811
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a auditor is $94,803 per year in the United States. 46.8k salaries reported, updated at September 13, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Auditors in United States

  1. Capital One
    3.9star
    9,823 reviews6 salaries reported
    $184,202per year
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Highest paying cities for Auditors near United States

  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $86,033 per year
    22 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $76,642 per year
    23 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $75,617 per year
    81 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $74,933 per year
    26 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $67,441 per year
    34 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $67,348 per year
    27 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $66,755 per year
    33 salaries reported
  2. Charlotte, NC
    $58,364 per year
    29 salaries reported
  3. Memphis, TN
    $52,798 per year
    8 salaries reported
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Where can an Auditor earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Auditors

Most recommended license

CPA

(earn +33.87% more)

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 24.11% since 2018. Auditors with this license earn +33.87% more than the average base salary, which is $94,803 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
20092increase by 2
20102decrease by 0.00%
20114increase by 100.00%
201243993increase by 1099725.00%
2013120535increase by 173.99%
2014124933increase by 3.65%
201563438decrease by 49.22%
201664390increase by 1.50%
201743944decrease by 31.75%
201841498decrease by 5.57%
201931494decrease by 24.11%

Top companies hiring Auditors on Indeed

Loudoun County School District
Target
Purdue University
VCA Animal Hospitals
Ally Financial
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Top skills
Risk Management
+52.91%salary
Top fields of study
Finance Degree
+16.71%salary
Top certifications
Certified Information Systems Auditor
+40.37%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
33 jobs43
8 jobs9
14 jobs15
20 jobs23
504 jobs851
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Most common benefits for Auditors

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,189 ratings

50% of Auditors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Accountant

118,369 job openings

Average $59,567 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Auditor

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