Salary Graph of a CA in India

Chartered Accountancy is the most prestigious career option for aspirants from the commerce background. Becoming a chartered accountant is a dream of many students and when it comes to money, CA’s are living a quite amazing life in the country like India. Let’s read what is the average CA salary in India and how does that vary from CA to CA.

Salary Scope and Growth of CA in India

The Chartered Accountant (according to survey in 2018) is, paid the average hourly salary of Rs 500 (ranging from a min of Rs 150 to Rs 2000 ) monthly average salary Rs 55000(ranging from a min of Rs 10000 to 1,50,000).

Scope for salary

You can differentiate the salary package on the basis of skills, profile, experience, location for CA professionals.

CA Salary in India: On the Basis of skills

CA needs the basic three skills to serve their clients. They are gauged and paid according to their analytical, compliance and reporting skills. In industry, skills like budget management, strategic accounting, management auditing, financial analysis and controlling and financial reporting are highly paid skills with avg salary of more than 8 lakhs per annum. And tax compliance and tax consulting are lower paid skills with avg salary paid of 7 lakhs p.a.
All those professional who possesses and polishes their skills in different dimension earns more remuneration ranging around 25 lakh per year.

Table showing Chartered accountant salary in India on the basis of skills

SkillsAvg..salary p.aGrowth expected in 2019
Budget management9.5-11 lakhs
Strategic accounts8.9- 9 lakhs
Evaluation and management auditing8.5-9 lakhs
Financial analysis8.5- 8.8lakhs
Financial advisor8.5-8.75lakhs
SAP financial accounting and controlling8.10-8.25lakhs
Financial reporting8-8.2lakhs
Auditing7- 7.5lakhs
Account management7-7.25lakhs
Internal audit7.25-7.35lakhs
Tax consulting7.10-7.25lakhs
Tax compliance7-7.1lakhs
CA Salary in India: Basis of experience

Along with your skill, experience also matters to calculate your cost to the company. The practical experience has a lot of relevance in determining the chartered accountant salary, but along with experience your zeal to update and learn, add more worth to your experience.

The starting salary of CA fresher is at an average of 7 lakh per annum whereas CA with experience of more than 10 years is paid more than 20 lakh per annum. With continuous practice and experience, you set a good reputation and goodwill in the industry and can establish a good brand for yourself.

Chartered accountant salary in India on the basis of experience

Year of experienceAvg..salary p.a
0-57 lakhs
5-1012 lakhs
10-2020 lakhs
Above 2050-70 lakhs
CA Salary in India: on Basis of a profile

The hunt for CA is not only for someone to take care of tax and accounts, but they demand various other skill sets which a CA possess. The salary of CA also varies with the job profile at which they are recruited. The profile for CFO, Account Executive, Financial Controller, and Accountant enjoy avg.salary above 20 lakh per year, whereas Account assistant and Business Analyst are paid approximately Rs 10k per month.

Chartered accountant salary in India on the basis of job profiles

Jobs profileCA Salary per annum (Avg)Growth expected in 2019
Finance officer35 lakh
Account executive25 lakh
Accountant25 lakh
Finance controller19 lakh
Finance manager10 lakh
Chartered accountant7.25 lakh
Financial analyst6 lakh
Assistant account manager5 lakh
Senior account executive4 lakh
Senior Accountant*3.5 lakh
Business analyst4 lakh
Account assistant2 lakh
CA Salary in India: on Basis of the City where they are Recruited

The location where you reside has its effect on the cost of living, hence every company pays according to the demand and living cost of a particular location. It has been found big cities pay a better scale to meet the cost of living and retain the professional to meet the increase in demand for services offered by CA.

Gurugram and Chennai pay the highest salary to CA with keeping the average slab above 8 lakhs, where Jaipur and Ahmedabad are among the lowest-paid cities with avg. salary of around 5 lakhs.

Chartered accountant salary per month on the basis of the location where you reside

CityCA Salary per annum (Avg)Growth Expected
Ggn9.5 lakh
Delhi7 lakh
Guwahati6 20 lakh
Punjab6 lakh
Pune6 lakh
Ahmedabad6 lakh
Jaipur5 lakh
High paying employers to CA in India.

The highest paying company to CA professionals is ICICI BANK and PWC( PricewaterhouseCoopers). The working environment in companies which are exclusively involved in financial consultancies such as PWC, Ernst, and Young, Deloitte and KPMG is professional and competitive and attract a lot of application from CA. Working with such firms gives the opportunity to explore many other dimensions to the CA profile. They are also the top paying employers In the industry.

Highest salary of ca in India

EmployerCA Salary per annum (Avg)
Deloitte9 lakh
ICICI Bank12 lakh
PWC10 lakh
Ernst and young8 lakh

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