The average salary for a Chartered Accountant in India is ₹789,396.
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What Do Chartered Accountants Do?
The name of "chartered accountant" refers to a position that is found in Great Britain, Canada, India, Asia and Australia. Its equivalent in the United States is a certified accountant. There is little difference between the positions other than the name.
Charted accountants handle all financial reports that a business produces. They review these reports and tabulate the company's finances so the company knows exactly how much money they are spending and in which departments. They also ta…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Chartered Accountant
The top respondents for the job title Chartered Accountant are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), Deloitte and KPMG, LLP. Reported salaries are highest at Grant Thornton Llp where the average pay is ₹1,300,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include McKinsey & Company, Inc. and EY (Ernst & Young), earning around ₹1,225,000 and ₹1,080,899, respectively. KPMG, LLP pays the lowest at around ₹727,780. Deloitte and Deloitte Haskins & Sells also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹900,000 and ₹950,000, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Chartered Accountants?
Skills in Financial Reporting and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Account Management, Tax Compliance and Auditing.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chartered Accountants?
An entry-level Chartered Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹682,228 based on 550 salaries. An early career Chartered Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹724,055 based on 1,068 salaries. A mid-career Chartered Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,138,275 based on 479 salaries. An experienced Chartered Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,744,741 based on 182 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹1,526,047.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Chartered Accountant in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 15.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (11.4% more) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pune, Maharashtra (4.3% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 2,331 survey responses.