How much can I earn through an apprenticeship?

Earn as you learn

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

Starting salaries

An accounting technician is a relatively well-paid role and you could expect to start on around £15,000.

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 an entry 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 £25,000.

Fully qualified 

If you go on to achieve our ACCA Qualification, in as little as three years you could be earning £50,000 as a newly qualified chartered accountant.