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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.

Latest average base salary
$89,354
per year

How much does an Auditor make in the United States?

2.6k salaries reported, updated at April 13, 2021
$65,323
per year

The average salary for a auditor is $65,323 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 $65,323 per year.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Information tooltip for top skills.Top skillsRisk Management+52.91%salary
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Risk Management
+52.91%
43Company icon
Regulatory Reporting
+65.85%
9Company icon
Financial Analysis
+52.61%
15Company icon
Financial Management
+59.87%
23Company icon
Accounting
+23.48%
851Company icon
Information tooltip for top fields of study.Top fields of studyFinance Degree+16.71%salary
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Finance Degree
+16.71%
240 jobs
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Accounting Degree
+13.73%
501 jobs
717Company icon
Biology Degree
+95.35%
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
+40.37%
242Company icon
CISSP
+53.59%
55Company icon
Certified Internal Auditor
+26.65%
424Company icon
Chartered Financial Analyst
+62.00%
14Company icon
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
+32.65%
19Company icon
Information tooltip for top licenses.Top licensesCPA+33.87%salary
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CPA
+33.87%
552 jobs
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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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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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