Updated August 18, 2021
Average Senior Auditor Salary
$70,000 yearly
$33.83 hourly

Entry level Salary
$56,000 yearly
$56,000
10 %
$70,000
Median
$87,000
90 %
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PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$87,000$7,250$42
75th Percentile$79,000$6,583$38
Average$70,366$5,864$34
25th Percentile$62,000$5,167$30
10th Percentile$56,000$4,667$27

Average Senior Auditor Salary By State

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Senior Auditor average salary by State

StateAvg. salaryHourly rateJob Count
Alabama$59,031$28.3887
Alaska$72,447$34.8315
Arizona$64,618$31.07318
Arkansas$62,025$29.8279
California$71,902$34.571,379
Colorado$66,496$31.97243
Connecticut$74,794$35.96150
Delaware$66,561$32.0039
District of Columbia$83,566$40.18141
Florida$60,943$29.30750
Georgia$63,166$30.37425
Hawaii$59,034$28.3834
Idaho$52,247$25.1241
Illinois$69,767$33.54619
Indiana$62,980$30.28204
Iowa$59,081$28.40149
Kansas$65,425$31.4594
Kentucky$60,617$29.14119
Louisiana$56,678$27.25121
Maine$57,163$27.4853
Maryland$72,434$34.82202
Massachusetts$72,585$34.90388
Michigan$64,097$30.82272
Minnesota$62,346$29.97266
Mississippi$67,605$32.5033
Missouri$63,133$30.35243
Montana$53,235$25.5961
Nebraska$60,570$29.1281
Nevada$59,249$28.4994
New Hampshire$72,469$34.8444
New Jersey$77,730$37.37298
New Mexico$57,586$27.6934
New York$79,939$38.43687
North Carolina$66,493$31.97483
North Dakota$54,960$26.4231
Ohio$60,867$29.26347
Oklahoma$63,713$30.6392
Oregon$63,490$30.52175
Pennsylvania$62,705$30.15481
Rhode Island$77,743$37.3848
South Carolina$62,568$30.08162
South Dakota$55,956$26.9019
Tennessee$60,466$29.07204
Texas$68,497$32.93939
Utah$58,693$28.22147
Vermont$68,536$32.9526
Virginia$72,870$35.03418
Washington$67,259$32.34232
West Virginia$71,710$34.4827
Wisconsin$61,373$29.51197
Wyoming$59,800$28.7520

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Highest Paying Cities For Senior Auditor

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CityAvg. salaryHourly rate
Washington, DC$83,534$40.16
New York, NY$80,279$38.60
Jersey City, NJ$77,786$37.40
San Francisco, CA$76,722$36.89
Stamford, CT$74,996$36.06
McLean, VA$74,298$35.72

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How much does a Senior Auditor make?

The average Senior Auditor salary is $70,366 per year, or $33.83 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $56,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $87,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Virginia provide the highest Senior Auditor salaries.

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    How Much Do Senior Auditors Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, Senior Auditor salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that Finance, Insurance, and Professional companies tend to offer much higher salaries for Senior Auditors. For example, Senior Auditors make a whopping average salary of $81,000 while working for Finance companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $78,982 at Insurance companies and $78,923 at Professional companies. But Senior Auditors may want to avoid working in the Government industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $63,257.
    RankIndustryAverage Senior Auditor SalarySenior Auditor Salary Range
    1Finance
    $81,000
    $55k
    $90k
    2Insurance
    $78,982
    $55k
    $90k
    3Professional
    $78,923
    $55k
    $90k
    4Manufacturing
    $78,000
    $55k
    $90k
    5Retail
    $77,391
    $55k
    $90k
    6Health Care
    $76,322
    $55k
    $90k
    7Government
    $63,257
    $55k
    $90k

    High Paying Senior Auditor Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Audit Internship

    Avg. salary: $35,764

    An audit intern is responsible for assisting the finance department in processing financial reports, analyzing account statements, releasing invoices, and conducting tax audits. Audit interns shadow tenured staff on the operation procedures to familiarize themselves with work processes. They are also tasked to do administrative and clerical duties under the supervision of a direct supervisor, such as writing reports, ensuring the accuracy of financial statements, responding to clients' inquiries and concerns, and escalating high-level complaints to the supervisor for immediate resolution.
    83,846 Audit Internship Jobs
    Auditor Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $81,592

    An auditor supervisor is a financial professional who manages a staff of audit professionals and controls consulting engagements that evaluate the management and operating practices of a corporate. This supervisor is required to supervise audit planning and fieldwork as well as communicates findings and recommendations to senior management. To ensure that audit staff follows the department's methodology, the supervisor must supervise the audit staff and review their automated audit work papers. The supervisor must also ensure that reviews are following the standards of the corporate audit department and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
    21,570 Auditor Supervisor Jobs
    Audit Manager

    Avg. salary: $103,554

    An audit manager is responsible for the complete audit process of finances in an organization. They work for banks and report directly to the audit committee. Based on findings gathered, a financial institution can gain vision into their variance and overall performance. They are also responsible for scheduling audits, initiating departmental audits, consolidation, and analysis of audit reports, and reviewing accounting procedures. Moreover, part of their tasks is to create audit finding presentations to be presented to the audit committee. It requires a high amount of accountability to be an effective audit manager.
    55,763 Audit Manager Jobs
    Quality Assurance Auditor

    Avg. salary: $63,239

    Quality assurance (QA) analysts are responsible for testing company products and processes. Through testing, QA analysts ensure that the product or process is ready for production. They check whether the process meets company standards and guidelines, as well as any standards related to the industry they are in. QA analysts are in charge of determining the root cause of any problems that they may encounter. They also try to solve these as soon as possible. They also ensure that the company's products meet user expectations as well as the company's brand promise.
    71,210 Quality Assurance Auditor Jobs
    Internal Audit Internship

    Avg. salary: $31,838

    An internal audit intern is responsible for performing administrative and clerical duties as needed for the financial department under the supervision of tenured staff or a direct manager. Internal audit interns shadow staff on analyzing and preparing documents, familiarizing office operations, writing financial reports, verifying account statements, and escalating financial discrepancies to management for immediate resolution. An internal audit intern must be detail-oriented, as well as possess excellent analytical and organizational skills to handle tasks efficiently and spot audit inconsistencies.
    89,003 Internal Audit Internship Jobs
    Auditor/Quality

    Avg. salary: $31,607

    A quality auditor is responsible for inspecting the company's services and products, ensuring its adherence to business requirements and internal regulations. Quality auditors analyze the efficiency of operational functions and production processes to maintain high-quality deliverables with the utmost consideration for the safety and security of the production staff. They run quality checks for the outputs, create findings reports, and strategize methodologies to enhance stability by utilizing standard testing parameters. A quality auditor must have excellent communication and organizational skills, as they may also recommend opportunities to generate more resources and increase revenues.
    69,728 Auditor/Quality Jobs
    Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
    Audit Internship$35,764$2,980$17.1983,846
    Auditor Supervisor$81,592$6,799$39.2321,570
    Audit Manager$103,555$8,630$49.7955,763
    Quality Assurance Auditor$63,239$5,270$30.4071,210
    Internal Audit Internship$31,839$2,653$15.3189,003
    Auditor/Quality$31,608$2,634$15.2069,728
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    Average Senior Auditor Salary by Demographic

    Senior Auditor Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $72,050
    female-income
    Female Income
    $69,188
    GenderIncome
    Male$72,050
    Female$69,188
    Median Senior Auditor Income by Race
    Asian Senior Auditors have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or Latino Senior Auditors have the lowest average salary at $69,496.
    $75,000
    $60,000
    $45,000
    $30,000
    $15,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    EthnicitySalary
    White$70,940
    Black or African American$69,785
    Asian$72,204
    Hispanic or Latino$69,496
    Average Senior Auditor Salary by Education Level
    $75,000
    $60,000
    $45,000
    $30,000
    $15,000
    $0
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    EducationSalary
    Bachelor's Degree$69,188
    Master's Degree$73,493