CHICAGO, Illinois – (Nov. 27, 2018)—Brilliant™, an award-winning direct-hire, contract and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance and information technology, released its 2019 Salary Guides for the Greater Chicago and South Florida labor markets.
The compensation information included in the 2019 Salary Guides is based off market research and other proprietary data collected by the firm throughout the year to determine important salary trends.
According to its research, Brilliant anticipates increases in accounting and finance positions to range from 1.5 to 3.0 percent. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in accounting and finance is expected to grow 10 percent between 2016 and 2026, faster than most other occupations. Globalization, a growing economy, and complex regulatory parameters all are contributing factors to the strong demand for these professionals.
Brilliant CEO Jeff Mariola explains, “The demand for accounting, finance and information technology professionals in today’s corporate climate is unprecedented. Businesses are vying for quality talent that is in short supply. Having validated market data on salary information helps managers make good hiring decisions and helps talent better understand their value.”
Brilliant is dedicated to keeping accounting, finance and information technology professionals updated with information affecting their professions, specifically for the Greater Chicago and South Florida labor markets.
Mariola continues, “We anticipate 2019 to see an increase in salaries for accounting, finance and information technology professionals, across many job functions and levels.”
About Brilliant™ | Connecting People and Opportunities
Brilliant is an award-winning direct-hire, contract and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance and information technology for the Greater Chicago, South Florida and Dallas-Fort Worth 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 ranked on various award lists such as Forbes America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms two years in a row including No. 2 in 2018, Forbes America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms in 2017, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50 for four straight years including No. 1 in 2015, Staffing Industry Analysts Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms for four straight years including No. 2 in 2015, Inavero’s Best of Staffing Talent for North America three 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 five straight years, and others. To learn more about Brilliant, visit www.brilliantfs.com, call 312.582.1800 or follow @BrilliantFS on social media.
Laurie Vicente, CSMP
Sr. Director of Marketing, Brilliant™