A survey of more than 1,700 Chartered Accountants was carried out by Chartered Accountants Leinster Society.
The survey found that the average salary package for a Chartered Accountant working in industry in their first year post-qualification now stands at €56,800.
The average Salary Package (base salary + car or car allowance + bonus) for a Chartered Accountant in Leinster was €106,544. (Salaries were surveyed as at 31 January 2017)
Note : Average salary package is the total of the basic salary plus bonus and car allowance or car (valued at €12,000 for the purpose of the survey)
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Chartered Accountants don’t all work in an accountancy practice.Many of them work in business, financial services, public sector, retail and more.
Chartered Accountancy remains the largest single employer of new graduates in Ireland.
Many people interested in Chartered Accountancy study a business degree at university and after that apply for a graduate programme in an accountancy firm or a company.
From 2017 onwards: students must pass 6 subjects in their Leaving Certificate in one sitting only, students must achieve at least H6 or O5 in both English and Mathematics, and students must secure at least 365 points from any combination of six subjects in one sitting.