Earn as you learn

As an ACCA apprentice you’ll be earning an apprenticeship wage from day one.

Starting salaries

An accounting technician is a relatively well-paid role and you could expect to start on around GBP15,000.

How much you actually earn will depend on the job, location and a few other factors such as whether you:

  • start straight after GCSEs
  • start after A-levels
  • already have a job. 

For details of potential earnings, starting out as an apprentice and throughout your finance career, take a look at our salaries infographic (.png format, 95KB)

Rewarding careers

Whatever your starting salary, an ACCA Apprenticeship is a route into a well-rewarded career. Accounting and finance is among the best paid sectors in business and industry and an apprenticeship is a great way to start off.

Trainee accountant

As a trainee accountant, after your apprenticeship, your salary could be around GBP25,000.

Fully qualified 

If you go on to achieve our ACCA Qualification, in as little as five years you could be earning GBP50,000 as a newly qualified chartered accountant.

Last updated: 19 Feb 2018