Reason No. 263 to be a CPA
Want a good raise? Major in accounting and get your CPA.
CFO magazine recently reported that accounting and finance workers will be the top raise-getters in this slow economy. Check out the article titled, "Accounting Folks See Healthy Raises."
According to the article, accounting (along with consulting and legal) will score the highest average raises and highest merit increases (4.6 percent versus 3.8 percent).