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Future bright for Chartered Accountants

Media Release
25 February 2014

Future bright for Chartered Accountants

New Zealand Chartered Accountants have better job prospects and can expect higher salaries than their non-chartered colleagues, says the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

A new Occupation Outlook 2014 mobile app released today by MBIE says the outlook for a career in acocunting is “good” and that “your job prospects are better with membership of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants”.

MBIE’s app, which brings together the latest information from employers, industries, the education sector and labour market analysts, also reveals the average salary of Chartered Accountants is $140,700. This is $65,100 more than the average $75,600 salary of non-chartered accountants in New Zealand.

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce says the app is designed to be one of the first places for young people and their families to look when making decisions on subject choices and future careers.

“It brings together the latest information from employers, industries, the education sector and labour market analysts,” Joyce says.

“Making job prospects information easily accessible to students and their families will help them to make better informed career choices. This free app provides instant New Zealand-specific information on the likely incomes, qualification options and costs, and job prospects for 50 key occupations, compiled from the annual Occupation Outlook report."

The app provides information on 50 occupations grouped under the industry pathways used in the Government’s Vocational Pathways programme: Construction and Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Technology, Primary Industries, Service Industries, Creative Industries, and Social and Community Services.

The full Occupation Outlook 2014 report is available at dol.govt.nz/publications/lmr/occupational-outlook.

More information about the New Zealand Insititue of Chartered Accountants is avilable at nzica.com

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