Internal Audit Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$128,000
$90,000
$128,000
$183,000
Did you know that the average Internal Audit Director makes $128,849 per year? That's valued at $61.95 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $90,000 and $183,000, meaning Internal Audit Directors have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most Internal Audit Directors find a job with Finance and Insurance companies, while others work for Transportation, Finance, and Manufacturing companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. New York, Washington and Maine are the top states in the U.S. to pay Internal Audit Directors the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Albany, NY
$150,463
Seattle, WA
$143,088
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Map of Internal Audit Director Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Internal Audit Directors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Internal Audit Director Salary By Location

While an Internal Audit Director can average a salary of $128,849 per year, or $61.95 per hour, there are many opportunities for Internal Audit Directors to make more. For example, in Albany, NY you might make $150,463 per year. Other high-paying locations include San Francisco, CA, Seattle, WA and Washington, DC. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Albany, NY where the average starting salary is $90,000. The highest paying states for Internal Audit Directors include New York, Washington and Maine. Meanwhile, Alabama, South Carolina, and Delaware offer the lowest salaries.
City
Average Salary
$136,701
$137k

Average Internal Audit Director Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like MaineGeneral Health and CBIZ as they offer the highest salaries for Internal Audit Directors.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Internal Audit Director Pay By Industry

The salary for an Internal Audit Director can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Internal Audit Directors tend to be found in Transportation, Finance, and Manufacturing companies. In fact, Internal Audit Directors can make a yearly salary of $130,250 while working for Transportation companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Transportation
Transportation
$130,250
$130k
Finance
Finance
$130,045
$130k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$128,607
$129k
Technology
Technology
$127,375
$127k
Construction
Construction
$127,134
$127k

Internal Audit Director Salary History

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Internal Audit Director Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Internal Audit Director can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Internal Audit Director Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Director of Internal Audit
Director of Internal Audit
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$60,000
$60,000
06/26/2020
Internal Audit Director
Internal Audit Director
06/19/2020
06/19/2020
$160,000
$160,000
06/19/2020
Physician-Internal Medicien (Fqhc/Medical Director)
Physician-Internal Medicien (Fqhc/Medical Director)
06/17/2020
06/17/2020
$240,000
$240,000
06/17/2020
Internal Audit & Financial Advisory Associate Director-FSI
Internal Audit & Financial Advisory Associate Director-FSI
04/10/2020
04/10/2020
$103,000
$103,000
04/10/2020
New York State Civil Service
New York State Civil Service
Director Internal Audit, REF #00075
Director Internal Audit, REF #00075
Director Internal Audit, REF #00075
03/05/2020
03/05/2020
$109,956
$109,956
03/05/2020
Director of Auditing-APD-SES
Director of Auditing-APD-SES
03/04/2020
03/04/2020
$60,500
$60,500
03/04/2020
Director, Internal Audit
Director, Internal Audit
03/03/2020
03/03/2020
$110,000
$110,000
03/03/2020
Director of Internal Audit
Director of Internal Audit
02/24/2020
02/24/2020
$130,000
$130,000
02/24/2020
Director of Internal Audit
Director of Internal Audit
02/11/2020
02/11/2020
$130,000
$130,000
02/11/2020
County of Monterey
County of Monterey
Internal Audit Director
Internal Audit Director
Internal Audit Director
01/31/2020
01/31/2020
$111,592
$111,592
01/31/2020