public accounting salaries

How Are Public Accounting Salaries Stacking Up For 2022? (Part 5, Century Group)

It’s been a minute since we’ve talked about projected salaries for this year in public accounting, and compensation discussions will be happening for many of you in mere months. So today we have a new entrant in our continuing series of 2022 public accounting salary projections, and it is staffing and recruitment firm Century Group, […]

How Are Public Accounting Salaries Stacking Up For 2022? (Part 4, Accounting Principals)

Accounting Principals has finally released its salary guide for 2022, and the main takeaway is average base salaries for roles in public accounting are expected to increase 6.4% across the board next year. So you guys get a salary adjustment that would barely cover the current inflation rate. Hooray. For 2022’s salary guide, Accounting Principals […]

How Are Public Accounting Salaries Stacking Up For 2022? (Part 3, Hays US)

In today’s edition of “How Much Are You Worth?” let’s take a look at public accounting salary projections for 2022 from recruitment firm Hays US. We chose four tax and four audit roles from Hays’s 2022 Salary Guide to highlight in this post. Hays provides accounting salary ranges, with the first figure indicating minimum pay […]

How Are Public Accounting Salaries Stacking Up For 2022? (Part 2, Alliance Resource Group)

While we await the release of Accounting Principals’ 2022 Accounting & Finance Salary Guide, let’s take a look at the salary projections in public accounting for next year from Alliance Resource Group. ARG provides its 2022 salary outlook for 11 positions within public accounting (six in tax and five in audit), with a salary range […]

10 Cities Where Starting Pay In Public Accounting Will Be the Lowest In 2022

Earlier this week we gave you 10 cities where starting salaries in public accounting are expected to be on the very high end of the spectrum in 2022. Today we’re giving you 10 cities where starting pay in PA is expected to be on the very low end of the spectrum next year, according to […]

10 Cities Where Starting Pay In Public Accounting Will Be the Highest In 2022

The Powers That Be want me to squeeze every last bit of juice from the bountiful fruit that is the public accounting portion of the 2022 Robert Half Accounting & Finance Salary Guide. ICYMI, we’ve written about the projected starting salaries for each of the 10 public accounting jobs in the 2022 salary guide by […]

2022 Projected Public Accounting Salaries In Eight LCOL Cities

Our series of articles based on the Robert Half 2022 Accounting & Finance Salary Guide continues as we look at public accounting starting salaries in eight low cost of living cities that have a Big 4 presence and a national accounting firm presence (i.e., RSM US, BDO USA, Grant Thornton). Most of these cities are […]

2022 Projected Public Accounting Salaries In Eight MCOL Cities

Earlier this week we looked at public accounting starting salaries in five of the most expensive US cities to live in and how much higher they are than the projected national averages recently published in the Robert Half 2022 Accounting & Finance Salary Guide. A discussion you often see among professionals on Fishbowl and Reddit […]

2022 Projected Public Accounting Salaries In Five HCOL Cities

One of the cool features of the Robert Half 2022 Accounting & Finance Salary Guide is the location feature, where you can type in the name of a city and it spits out the projected starting salaries next year for that city, taking into account factors like cost of living and talent availability. It also […]

How Are Public Accounting Salaries Stacking Up For 2022? (Part 1, Robert Half)

Robert Half finally released its 2022 Accounting & Finance Salary Guide late last week, and the good news is starting salaries in public accounting are expected to increase by more than 1% next year, unlike in Bob’s salary projections for 2021. Of the five positions each under “tax services” and “audit/assurance services” in the 2021 […]

How Are Public Accounting Salaries Stacking Up For 2021? (UPDATE)

[Updated on Oct. 29 with salary data from Accounting Principals. Article was originally posted on Sept. 10.] You know fall is right around the corner when Robert Half releases its latest Accounting & Finance Salary Guide, and the 2021 edition is now available for download. But be warned: Due to everyone’s favorite pandemic, starting salaries […]

UPDATED: How Are Public Accounting Salaries Stacking Up for 2020?

By now you guys and gals in public accounting have most likely had compensation discussions with your respective firms. We assume that some of you were pleased with the outcome. But it’s probably more realistic to say that a majority of you were somewhat or extremely disappointed. While they might not have the most up-to-date […]

How Are Public Accounting Salaries Stacking Up for 2019?

It’s the end of August, which means Starbucks is already slinging pumpkin spice lattes, Oktoberfest and pumpkin beers are now on the shelves of your favorite bottle shop, the college football season is about to kick off, and Robert Half and Accounting Principals have released their latest salary guides for accounting and finance professionals. Both […]