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Graduate vacancies on the rise
22 January 2019
The latest report from High Fliers Research says the biggest increases in jobs are expected at public sector employers and at the accountancy & professional services firms.
That said graduate starting salaries are expected to remain unchanged for the 5th consecutive year in 2019, at a median starting salary of £30,000.
It should be noted that had the medium graduate starting salary of £27,000 paid by tope employers in 2009 kept pace with inflation, it would now be worth over £35,500, over £5,000 more than this year’s medium pay.
For the accounting & professional services the range of graduate salaries on offer was £20,500 to £42,000.
In 2018 the accounting & professional services recruited 4,524 graduates, an 11.8% increase on 2017. This year the research said it current vacancies stand at 5,248.
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