IT auditor salary

Introduction

Let’s be honest — sometimes salary is one of the biggest actors in choosing a career. This can be the result of following your passion that leads you to two different roles (where you choose the one that pays the highest), directing your skills to the highest paid position your skill set fits, or just plain choosing a job that pays well.

This article will cover what you can expect in terms of salary for the role of IT auditor. This is an important role within an organization that can determine whether its IT information system effectively satisfies its needs or not. This article is a general guide to IT auditor salaries and will arm you with the information you need to determine if the role’s salary is suitable for you.

IT auditor job description

The responsibilities performed by an IT auditor varies from organization to organization because the role focuses on organizational needs. IT auditors are responsible for analyzing an organization’s IT systems, applications and processes to ensure that they meet the organization’s operational, legal and governance needs. IT auditors also determine whether any security risks or other inefficiencies exist within organization IT systems.

More simply put, IT auditors are responsible for an organization’s internal controls and risks of its IT systems.

IT auditor educational and experience requirements

Employers generally prefer candidates that have at least a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, with some preferring candidates with master’s degrees. IT auditor salaries often depend upon intangible factors such as advanced experience and how knowledgeable you are so the more training and education you get will be reflected in your salary.

Most IT auditor jobs require at least two to five years of experience. This may seem like a small amount of experience to some, but (Read more...)

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