Salary expectations

Chartered Accountants have outstanding earning potential.

Visit the links below to find accurate salary levels for your accounting career.


Hays Recruitment publishes an annual salary survey representing several industries, including the accountancy profession in both Professional Practice and Commerce and Industry. The salary information sheets are available in the menu on the left.

Michael Page International

Michael Page International offers an accurate, up-to-the-minute snapshot of current salary levels and are designed as a guide to both employers and employees in the finance industry including a separate survey for Chartered Accountants.


Olivier Recruitment provides a comprehensive guide to salaries in the Professional Practice, Commerce and Industry and Financial Services sectors across metropolitan Sydney.

Robert Half International 

Robert Half International produces an annual International Financial Salary Guide which provides comprehensive data on average salaries for accounting and finance professionals in the following countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, New Zealand, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and the United States.


Perceptor have recently published a salary review which looks at senior level finance and accounting roles in the FMCG, IT&T, industrial/property, business/professional services and financial services industries.


Hudson's Salary Guides provide a comprehensive overview of salaries being offered to candidates as well as a brief synopsis of remuneration and bonus trends in each job category. The guides allow both clients and candidates to clearly determine the true value of skills in today's employment market.

Article last updated 29 August 2012