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By Beth Bellor
CPA Trendlines Research
With CPA firms expanding an annualized rate of 2 percent, the tax and accounting profession may be growing, but in fits and starts rather than leaps.
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High points – and by “high” we just mean increases of 3.5 percent or more, so not stunning – include staff and women at CPA firms, as well as overall tax preparation services and payroll services employment, all year-over-year increases.
In this report, CPA Trendlines highlights:
- Current hiring trends in each of the bookkeeping, payroll, tax and CPA segments of the industry.
- Average hourly wages for key segments
- Typical hours worked per week
- Trends concerning women in the accounting workforce