Is internal audit high paying?

The national average salary is approximately $60,000 according to PayScale, as of July 2021. Internal auditors report receiving bonuses that reach $1,700 on average.

The salary for internal auditors varies greatly depending on location and experience. The coastal areas such as New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle, Boston, and Houston have significantly higher average salaries across the board, while inland locations generally trend lower.

The average nationwide starting salary for entry-level auditors with zero to five years of experience is approximately $60,000 and increases fairly rapidly with experience.