Author: Jenna Elkins, NASBA Communications and Digital Media Specialist
Infographic designed by: Anthony Cox, NASBA Graphic Designer
Posted: 12/6/2017

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or new to the business world, The Clash’s lyrics “Should I stay or should I go?” may be top of mind this time of year when evaluating “new year, new you” goals and your current job outlook for 2018. Are you happy with your company culture, do you like your coworkers, are you compensated fairly when compared to accounting and finance industry standards? Do you have the skills necessary to compete with 2018 job candidates? Is it time for a change? These are just a few of the questions that may be swirling around your head.

To clear up some of the questions you may have, we pulled information from Parker + Lynch’s 2018 Salary Guide for Accounting and Finance Professionals to create a quick-read infographic of 2018 salaries, skills and generations in accounting and finance. In this infographic, you will find information about the best paying jobs, what the top industries are, what skills accounting professionals need today, the breakdown of the generations in the workplace today, and much more.

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