Chart showing financial employees' salaries have remained relatively low 1992-93.
For companies thinking of upgrading their internal financial staffs, the sluggish economy has one bright spot: the job market is flooded with financial experts, helping keep salaries relatively low. Here are some findings from a national survey conducted annually by Robert Half International, a job-placement agency in Menlo Park, Calif. (Jobs and salaries listed relate to companies with sales of up to $15 million.)
1993 salary range
% change since 1992
Full-charge bookkeeper (controller)
Full-charge bookkeeper (gen'l ledger)
Accounts receivable/payable supervisor
Source: "1993 Salary Guide," Robert Half International, December 1992.