Information technology auditors: Salary, career path, job outlook, education and more

Information technology auditors are internal auditors who review controls for their organizations computer systems to ensure that the financial data comes from a reliable source.

Education Required
Most accountant and auditor positions require at least a bachelors degree in accounting or a related field. Some employers prefer to hire applicants who have a masters degree, either in accounting or in business administration with a concentration in accounting.
Job Outlook
The projected percent change in employment from 2016 to 2026: 10% (Faster than average)
(The average growth rate for all occupations is 7 percent.)
Some top executives and financial managers have a background in accounting, internal auditing, or finance.
Every accountant filing a report with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is required by law to be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Many other accountants choose to become a CPA to enhance their job prospects or to gain clients. Many employers will pay the costs associated with the CPA exam.
Median pay: How much do Accountants and Auditors make?
$68,150 Annual Salary
$32.76 per hour

Careers for Accountants and Auditors

  • Account auditors
  • Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Auditors-in-charge
  • CPAs
  • Certified public accountants
  • Compliance auditors
  • Corporate accountants
  • Cost accountants
  • Environmental auditors
  • External auditors
  • Field auditors
  • Financial accountants
  • Financial auditors
  • Forensic accountants
  • Fund accountants
  • Government accountants
  • Government accountants and auditors
  • Industrial accountants
  • Internal auditors
  • Management accountants
  • Payroll auditors
  • Private accountants
  • Public accountants
  • Tax accountants

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