Average Chartered Accountant Salary in United Kingdom

£35,436
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£2,070
Bonus
£3,000
Commission
£2,750
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The average salary for a Chartered Accountant in United Kingdom is £35,436.
10%
£23k
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£35k
90%
£55k
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£23k - £55k
Bonus
£311 - £10k
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£102 - £12k
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£23k - £61k
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What Do Chartered Accountants Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Chartered Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Chartered Accountant are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG, LLP. Reported salaries are highest at PricewaterhouseCoopers where the average pay is £47,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include EY (Ernst & Young), earning around £40,500. Deloitte pays the lowest at around £35,000. KPMG, LLP also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £38,362.

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What Are Popular Skills for Chartered Accountants?

Skills in Financial Reporting, Auditing, Financial Analysis and Account Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tax Compliance.

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 £27,162 based on 23 salaries. An early career Chartered Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,060 based on 249 salaries. A mid-career Chartered Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £36,119 based on 217 salaries. An experienced Chartered Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £40,235 based on 157 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £50,544.
Employees with Chartered Accountant in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 24.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (4.6% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (11.6% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (9.7% less) and Leicester, England: Leicestershire (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 706 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.3%
Early Career
35.3%
Mid Career
30.7%
Experienced
22.2%
Late Career
8.5%

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