pay gaps

Female Big 4 CPA: ‘My Performance and My Compensation Do Not Match’

Just wanted to say that this article (“Women, Can You Love Your Job But Still Be Pissed About Your Compensation?”) really struck a nerve, because it is TRUE! This week in particular, I found myself having this exact conversation on multiple occasions. I absolutely love my job, my team, and the partner I work for, […]

Women, Can You Love Your Job But Still Be Pissed About Your Compensation?

If there was such a thing as a “I love my job” gap, men and women would be equals, according to the latest U.S. salary survey from the Institute of Management Accountants. And that boggles my mind because, as we all know, women’s salaries in accounting are definitely not equal to men’s. So as a […]

Number of the Day: 15.3%

The Queen’s EY recently released its 2020 Pay Gap Report, and the good news is the gender pay gap among EY U.K. staff is slowly closing, but the bad news is the ethnicity pay gap is growing. Chairman Hywel Ball said: I am pleased that our gender pay gap has improved by 4.7%, achieved by […]

Gender Pay Gap at KPMG U.K. Is Actually Getting Larger, You Guys

From the Financial Times: KPMG is the only Big Four accounting firm [in the U.K.] to have failed to close its gender pay gap over the past 12 months, with the median gap between what its male and female staff earn increasing to 28 per cent. The other three firms, EY, PwC and Deloitte, all […]

MBA Holders Have Bigger Paychecks, Especially White Dudes

Last October, we published an article written by a former KPMG senior associate, which you guys seemed to like, on why accountants should have both a CPA and an MBA. But what the article really doesn’t talk about is the earning potential of having an MBA. Well, a new study from the Forté Foundation sheds […]

Is the Pay Gap in Public Accounting Firms Widening?

American Lawyer has an interesting story about the growing pay gap in law, meaning a small handful of top guys are bringing in $10 million or more, while the low level grunts at the associate level are bringing home a paltry $160,000, on average. Let’s take a look: