External Auditor Salary in the United States

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 $26 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $21 and $31. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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
L3Harris - Melbourne , FL
The role requires strong accounting and financial mindset, ability to build good working relationships with process owners, management, and internal and external auditors, effective communication ...
Harris Corporation - 7 days ago
First Republic Bank - Mill Valley , CA
... external parties including external auditors. - Provide risk identification, security and audit control input for projects and other initiatives. - Assist in defining, refining, implementing and ...
First Republic Bank - 4 days ago
blueStone Staffing Solutions - Chicago , IL
External auditors conduct a single annual audit · Financial Auditor should have experience in supervising, planning, execution and reporting on audits of financial statements prepared in accordance ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
A-Line Staffing Solutions - Sunrise , FL
Consult with the Company's external auditors and provide assistance as needed during the financial and internal control audit processes. * Perform other duties as assigned or requested. * Job ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
Ledgent Search Group - Torrance , CA
The Senior Internal Auditor will also play a key role in cyclical financial reviews, collaborate with external audit teams, as well as work with various personnel to drive efficiency. This is a very ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
apninccom - Redwood City , CA
Act as single point of contact between external auditors and process owners. Maintain controls documentation with SMEs and ensure compliance with Internal and External Audit. Enforce compliance with ...
Lensa - 4 days ago