Financial Services Salary Guide

Financial Services
2017 Salary Guide

Confident you’re paying your staff competitively? 2017 is looking positive for financial services professionals working in accounting and finance, risk and compliance, and banking operations, with salaries continuing to rise for top talent. Better understand the recruitment landscape you’re operating in and access salaries for over 100 permanent positions with the Robert Half 2017 Salary Guide. Download your free copy today.

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Fierce competition for skilled talent

As regulations in the financial services industry continue to evolve, the demand for more experienced professionals who can help companies achieve greater compliance and manage risk is set to further increase in 2017. Learn how the ongoing changes in the marketplace are affecting financial services firms’ hiring plans this next year.

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Salaries continue to rise

As the competition for talent continues, over two-thirds of finance leaders report that they expect salaries for existing professionals to increase. Companies are also having to consider offering additional benefits, such as professional development and higher bonuses, to attract and retain Gen Y / millennial financial services professionals. Discover which positions are commanding the highest salaries in 2017.

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Retention remains a key focus

86% of financial services leaders have concerns about losing top performer. The rapidly growing fintech sector is placing additional pressure on the ability of traditional firms to attract and retain skilled accounting and finance professionals, who may be tempted to work for ‘hot start-ups’ rather than well-established firms. Find out which benefits companies are offering to retain their top performers.

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Salaries by Sector

Download the guide to access 2017 salary projections and the key recruitment trends affecting other sectors:

Accounting and Finance

Salaries continue to rise for accounting and finance professionals, as businesses are eager to hire highly skilled talent who have the right balance of both technical and softer skills to collaborate with the wider business. Learn what measures CFOs are planning to take in 2017 to address this skills shortage in the Accounting & Finance Salary Guide.


The digital economy is expanding at an extraordinary rate, adding some £87bn to the economy. As the demands upon the IT department increase, learn what popular benefits are being offered to attract and retain skilled tech talent and the roles most in-demand in 2017 in the Technology Salary Guide.


Demand for experienced administrative personnel is strong across the UK, with 46% of HR directors expecting to increase salaries for talented administrative professionals in the year ahead. Discover which top skills and qualifications are commanding higher salaries in the Administrative Salary Guide.

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