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.)
|Position||1993 salary range||% change since 1992|
|Full-charge bookkeeper (controller)||29,500Ñ36,000||+2.3|
|Full-charge bookkeeper (gen'l ledger)||24,000Ñ31,250||+1.4|
|Accounts receivable/payable supervisor||28,000Ñ35,000||+3.3|
Source: "1993 Salary Guide," Robert Half International, December 1992.