The U.S. tax, accounting and bookkeeping industry remains a bright spot in the nation’s economy, according to CPA Trendlines sources.
Here CPA Trendlines reports on:
- Current hiring trends in each of the bookkeeping, tax, payroll and CPA segments of the industry.
- Average hourly wages for key segments.
- Typical hours worked per week.
- And trends concerning women in the accounting workforce.
Overall, the U.S. economy added 142,000 jobs last month, 47,000 of them in professional and business services. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.1 percent.