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Due to the developing crisis, salaries are changing rapidly. Here is the average salary for Auditors in the United States since March 2020.

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How much does an Auditor make in the United States?

3k salaries reported, updated at September 17, 2021
per year

The average salary for a auditor is $57,668 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Flexible spending account
  • Flexible schedule
  • Internet reimbursement
  • Health savings account
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for auditors

Most recommended skill

Risk Management

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 19.18% since 2018. Auditors with this skill earn +52.91% more than the average base salary, which is $57,668 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20121298increase by 1298
20134489increase by 245.84%
20146457increase by 43.84%
20152947decrease by 54.36%
20163590increase by 21.82%
20173269decrease by 8.94%
20183978increase by 21.69%
20193215decrease by 19.18%

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Information tooltip for top skills.Top skillsRisk Management+52.91%salary
Top skill
Job openings
Risk Management
43Company icon
Regulatory Reporting
9Company icon
Financial Analysis
15Company icon
Financial Management
23Company icon
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Information tooltip for top fields of study.Top fields of studyFinance Degree+16.71%salary
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Top field of study
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Finance Degree
240 jobs
293Company icon
Accounting Degree
501 jobs
717Company icon
Biology Degree
4 jobs
11Company icon
Information tooltip for top certifications.Top certificationsCertified Information Systems Auditor+40.37%salary
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Certified Information Systems Auditor
242Company icon
55Company icon
Certified Internal Auditor
424Company icon
Chartered Financial Analyst
14Company icon
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
19Company icon
Information tooltip for top licenses.Top licensesCPA+33.87%salary
License categories:
Top license
Job openings
552 jobs
852Company icon

Most common benefits for Auditors

  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Flexible spending account
  • Flexible schedule
  • Internet reimbursement
  • Health savings account
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Disability insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Life insurance
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Salary satisfaction

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

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