Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Internal Auditor Trainee 1, G-14

Occupation Group

Accounting, Auditing and Finance

Salary Information

Starting Salary


Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Internal Auditor Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Internal Auditor Trainee 1 14 $49,202 $62,806
Internal Auditor Trainee 2 16 $54,903 $69,882
Internal Auditor 1 18 $61,270 $77,912
Internal Auditor 2 23 $79,325 $100,342
Internal Auditor 3 27 $97,826 $120,492

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

Internal Auditors plan and conduct comprehensive internal audits of departmental programs to advise management whether established policies, practices and procedures are effectively and efficiently executed, to determine that assets and resources are efficiently utilized and adequately safeguarded, and to ensure that adequate internal controls exist and function properly. Prepare reports of reviews and appraisals of existing operating practices and recommend appropriate improvements where necessary

Agencies with this Title

Various New York State agencies

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's or higher degree in accounting, actuarial science, auditing, banking, business administration, business management, community health, computer information systems, computer science, criminal justice, criminal science, criminology, cybersecurity, digital forensics, economics, finance, financial market regulations, forensics, government, homeland security, information science, information security, information technology, internal auditing, justice studies, law enforcement, management information systems, management information technology, mathematics, operations research, political science, public administration, public affairs, public health, public justice, public policy, public policy and management, quantitative analysis, research methods, statistics, or taxation.

Advanced Placement

If chosen, you may, at the agency's discretion, be appointed to a higher level. You must inform the agency of any additional qualifications at your interview.

View Additional Qualifications

For Trainee 2 you must also have one year of professional experience in conducting internal audits, financial statement audits, compliance reviews or program research, review, and appraisal .

For the Full Performance Level you must also have:

Either 1. Two years of professional experience in conducting internal audits; financial statement audits; compliance reviews; or program research, review, and appraisal; OR

2. Designation as a Certified Internal Auditor by the Institute of Internal Auditors

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted