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One of the most common questions that students pursuing CA or planning to pursue CA have is "How Much Does a CA Earn?" and "Which Company Pays the Highest Salary to a Young CA?". Let us address both of these questions.

ICAI usually conducts the placement drive twice a year, once in February-March and the other one in August-September. Candidates can know about the timely updates on the campus placement from the official website of ICAI.

As per the official statistics released by ICAI, the average salary of CA in the campus placement, held in Feb-March was Rs 8.40 lakhs per annum. The highest salary package offered was 22.30 lakhs per annum.

Average Placements Salaries Offered to CAs

CAs who have cleared the exam in their first attempt have been offered jobs by multinational companies (MNCs), private banks and national banks. Below is the average salary offered to CAs in the past three years.-

Highest Paying companies for young CAs

CA Final rankers

Rs 15-25 Lakhs Per Annum

Cleared CA Final in First Attempt

Rs 11-15 Lakhs Per Annum

CA Fresher

Rs 6-9 Lakhs Per Annum

Some of the company-specific salary offered to such CAs are


CA Salary Offered (Rs in lakhs per annum)

SBI Bank

6 to 17

Tata Company

10 to 22


10 to 25

Hindustan Unilever Ltd

10 to 36


11 to 27

Bharti Airtel

12 to 22

Aditya Birla Sun Life

13 to 28


14 to 35


14 to 32

Reliance Industries

25 to 45


Highest Salary Package offered for CAs in History in India & Abroad


Package Offered (Rs in lakhs per annum)

Bharti Airtel


Offered in Singapore Company


Offered in Dubai Company


CA Fresher in ICAI Campus Interview


Salary for international posting


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