Pay for part qualified accountants in the UK rose by 6.8% in 2022-23 and are expected to rise by another 6.2% in 2023-24, according to the latest Hays salary and recruitment trends guide.
There are also skill shortages of both PQs and credit managers, which will only add to wage rise pressures.
In London ACCA and CIMA finalist are commanding salaries of £53,000, well above ACA finalist, who are being paid £44,000. An AAT studier can expect a pay packet of £30,000 too.
Check out all the stats in January issue of PQ magazine: https://issuu.com/pqpublishing/docs/pq_jan24_combined