Rise in salaries likely for accounting & finance experts in 2018

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Active job seekers in the Philippines will be expecting pay rises of between 20-30%, finds our latest Salary Survey 2018.

Companies were active in hiring accounting and finance professionals in 2017. In 2018, the growing number of multinational companies setting up operations in the Philippines will generate high demand for finance candidates with strong accounting experience, leadership skills, sharp business acumen and good communications skills. 

With finance moving out of the back office, businesses will also be looking for people with good exposure to sales and marketing teams. 

This was among the key findings of the Robert Walters Salary Survey for 2018. The annual survey contains recruitment market updates, hiring advice and benchmarks salaries across our global markets.

Candidates with sound business sense will be needed across all industries and are likely to secure higher salaries. Talent in middle and top management positions gained salary increments in 2017. In 2018, active jobseekers will be expecting pay rises of between 20-30%; the overall range of salaries is also expected to increase. 

About the Salary Survey 

Now in its nineteenth edition, the Robert Walters annual Salary Survey is the most comprehensive review of professional salaries and recruitment trends around the world.

The Greater China & South East Asia book consists of 9 countries, is free, and covers China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Our Salary Survey is based on the analysis of permanent, interim and contract placements made across each of our geographies and recruitment disciplines during 2017.

Download your copy of the 2018 Salary Survey

The 2018 Robert Walters Salary Survey - Greater China and South East Asia is here and you can download your free copy now. Don't miss out on the most up to date salary information and employment trends in the Philippines. The annual book contains recruitment market updates, hiring advice and salary information from across our regional markets.

For a more in-depth look at our expectations for the recruitment market in the Philippines, download your free copy of the 2018 Salary Survey today.

Get in touch with our consultants at philippines@robertwalters.com or call +63 2 816 4972 for more information on latest market trends and job opportunities.

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