2017 Finance and Accounting Salary Guide

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Finance and Accounting Salary Guide

Whether you’re researching the latest accountant salary or a financial planner salary, the Robert Half Salary Guide offers the latest hiring trends and salary averages for the accounting and finance sector.

Combined with our Salary Calculator, find the accounting and finance salary information you’re looking for to make the best remuneration decisions. Download your complimentary copy today.

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Salary trends in accounting and finance today

Companies will need to adjust their salary packages to remain competitive in attracting and retaining staff. In a market that is experiencing skills shortages, top candidates know they are in high demand and can negotiate accordingly.

Industry trends dominating the hiring landscape

The greatest opportunities will be for candidates with specialist skills (particularly in technologies). Hiring managers need to identify qualified experts who can meet current market challenges and transform them into opportunities. Learn how these industry trends could impact you.

Top technical skills in demand

The finance and accounting industry sees continuing skills shortages that are driven by a lack of technical expertise. With many financial processing systems either automated or run by new technology, companies are seeking candidates with not just finance skills, but also IT skills to manage such systems.

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What's impacting your industry in 2017?

Download the guide to access the coming year's salary projections and the key recruitment trends affecting your sector.

Administration and office support

Administration and office support

In today's competitive job market, it is in an organisation's best interest to have an all-round hiring strategy that combines both the latest technologies, social media and the human touch of the specialised staffing agencies. As businesses undergo transformation, employers will be looking for talented administrative professionals to support the change. Read more in the Administration and Office Support Salary Guide.



Rapid digitisation is creating significant skills shortages with demand surpassing supply for talented IT professionals. As the industry becomes more customer-centric, and concern over persistent cyber-security threats increases, demand for specialist IT skillsets is rising. Find out more in the Technology Salary Guide.