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Salary & Employment Outlook – Financial Services

We’ve surveyed industry insiders to bring you an overview of how your sector is performing in regards to employment and salaries.

Here’s what employers are saying about financial services in Australia:

  • Sentiment levels; confidence in the sector is fair across the board in Australia, with some positions and levels of experience more in demand than others
  • Recruitment outlook; despite a decreasing headcount in financial services over the previous decade, the last 12 months has seen consistent levels across the nation, hinting at new stability in the sector
  • Salary forecast; the strengthening market has resulted in positive remuneration trends, with the vast majority of our respondents indicating their direct employees would receive both a salary increase and bonus this year
  • Example salary trends; as an example of potential salary growth in Australia, a fund accountant in a large firm could see their salary of $75-$100k increase by 3-5% this year, which is the most popular increase identified in our survey

To find out how your salary compares or learn more about recruitment in the financial services sector, download the full Michael Page Financial Services Salary & Employment Outlook.