125 Audits Completed in 2022
629 Audits in Progress
$147 BillionSubject to Audit
Improving the workplace
We recently released a first-of-its-kind audit in Washington: An in-depth review of a large state agency’s workplace culture. Our auditors look out for public dollars across Washington – but ultimately SAO is about helping government work better.
Meet Your State Auditor
Washington State Auditor Pat McCarthy began her term in January 2017. Before that, she managed the daily operations of Pierce County, the second largest county in Washington, for eight years.
More About Pat McCarthy »
We know that you’re busy, and appreciate you taking 10 minutes to share your insight and feedback to help us better support you and all of Washington’s public servants.
Take the survey
All responses will be anonymous, and input from this survey will help to better identify areas for improvement, as well as opportunities to better support Washington’s local governments as they strive for innovation, transparency, and excellence in service to our residents. Thank you!