External Auditor Salary in the United States

How much does an External Auditor make in the United States? The average External Auditor salary in the United States is $53,416 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $43,395 and $65,123. Salary ranges 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. 

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$43,395 to $65,123
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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...

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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Job Openings for External Auditor
Farmers Insurance - Woodland Hills , CA
Coordinates with External Auditors, Regulators for Financial Statement audits and Financial Exams on areas in scope for internal audit, financial statement audits or external exams including sharing ...
Farmers - Corporate - 1 day ago
Research, Inc. -
Maintain reliance strategy with external auditor  Position Requirements * Education equivalent to Bachelor's degree in Accounting, demonstrating a working knowledge of generally accepted ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
First Republic Bank - San Leandro , 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 - 1 day ago
Kaiser Aluminum -
This Internal Audit role will evaluate internal control design and effectiveness, and will work with External Auditors on their evaluation of internal controls. The Internal Auditor is expected to be ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Western Union - Denver , CO
Interacts professionally and frequently with external auditors, regulators, compliance agencies/contractors, legal counsel, court appointed parties etc. Creates a collaborative working relationship ...
Western Union - 2 days ago
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma - Farmington , Iowa
... external auditing or high-level governmental accounting
Jobtome - 1 day ago
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