By Laurie Vicente, CSMP | November 28, 2017


CHICAGO, Illinois (Nov. 28, 2017)— Brilliant™, an award-winning search, staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance and information technology, released its 2018 Salary Guides for the greater Chicago and south Florida labor markets.

The compensation information included in the 2018 Brilliant Salary Guides is based off market research and other proprietary data collected by the firm throughout the year to determine important compensation trends.

According to its research, Brilliant expects salaries to increase by an average of 3.5 percent for accounting and finance positions in the coming year, and many information technology positions are expected to grow by 15 percent between now and 2024.

Brilliant President Jeff Mariola explains, “The accounting, finance and information technology professions continue to evolve at a rapid pace as new technologies emerge. Having validated market data on salary information helps managers make good hiring decisions and helps talent better understand their value.”

Accounting, finance and information technology professionals are in high demand in today’s labor market—resulting in higher salaries.

Mariola continues, “Brilliant is dedicated to keeping accounting, finance and information technology professionals updated with information affecting their professions. We anticipate 2018 to see an increase in salaries for accounting, finance and information technology professionals, across many job functions and levels.”

To download the 2018 Brilliant Salary Guides, visit the Brilliant website.

About Brilliant™ | Connecting People and Opportunities
Brilliant is an award-winning search, staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance and information technology for the greater Chicago and south Florida labor markets. The firm represents high-quality accounting, finance and information technology talent and matches them with hiring companies throughout various industries including manufacturing, distribution, health care, professional services, retail, legal, technology, real estate, nonprofit organizations, software and hospitality, among others. Many of Brilliant’s team members include former hiring managers, and accounting and finance professionals from the Big 4 accounting firms, as well as other leading professionals in the industry. Since its inception in 2009, Brilliant has been recognized on many prestigious lists including being ranked No. 6 on Forbes 2017 America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms and No. 25 on Forbes 2017 America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms—not to mention Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50 for three straight years including No. 1 in 2015, Staffing Industry Analysts Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms in the U.S. for three straight years including No. 2 in 2015, Inavero’s Best of Staffing Talent for North America two years in a row, Inc. 5000 for three straight years, Best Places to Work South Florida, 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for four straight years, and others. To learn more about Brilliant, visit www.brilliantfs.com, call 312.582.1800 or follow @BrilliantFS on social media.

Media Contact:
Laurie Vicente, Brilliant,
312.582.1812
Lvicente@brilliantfs.com


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