How much does an External Auditor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an External Auditor in the United States is $27 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $22 and $33. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is an External Auditor?

An External Auditor performs an audit, in accordance with specific laws or rules, of the financial statements of a company, government entity, other legal entity, or organization, and is independent of the entity being audited. Users of these entities' financial information, such as investors, government agencies, and the general public, rely on the External Auditor to present an unbiased and independent audit report. The manner of appointment, the qualifications, and the format of reporting by an External Auditor are defined by statute, which varies according to jurisdiction. External audito...

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Job Openings for External Auditor
Cognosante - McLean , VA
The Internal Auditor will join Cognosantes Compliance team, which is responsible for managing ... Work directly with internal and external experts to understand and document requirements and ...
Lensa - 10 days ago
Spring Oaks Capital - Chesapeake , VA
Spring Oaks Capital is looking for an Auditor to conduct internal and external audits of company activities and third-party vendors to ensure compliance with company/regulatory policies, procedures ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 18 days ago
Acuity Brands - Richmond , VA
The senior internal auditor is part of a team responsible for evaluating the efficiency and ... external audits. What we are looking for in you: • Ability to analyze data and solve problems ...
LinkedIn - 22 days ago
Digital Gaming Corporation USA - Arlington , VA
The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for contributing to the completion of Digital Gaming ... external partners, suppliers, and stakeholders This job description is not intended to be an ...
ZipRecruiter - 41 days ago
GenTech Associates, Inc. - Arlington , VA
Experience as an external auditor a plus but not required * Working knowledge of computer and software programs (MS Office, Adobe, Visio etc.) and the ability to utilize these skills in the ...
LinkedIn - 14 days ago
Integrity Management Services, Inc. - Alexandria , VA
The Jr. Auditor will be responsible for performing and reporting on program audits and ... external reports * Identify and recommend policy, procedure and system changes Requirements ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 69 days ago
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