Wages hit new high; hourly rates at CPA firms up nearly 10 percent.
By CPA Trendlines Research
As the economy adds jobs, the accounting industry is grabbing its share and sometimes more, according to CPA Trendlines sources. At the same time, respondents to The CPA Trendlines Careers and Hiring Outlook tracking polls show nearly 60 percent ready to jump ship if the right offer comes along.
In this report, CPA Trendlines covers:
- Current hiring trends in each of the bookkeeping, tax, payroll and CPA segments of the industry, indicating growth and shrinkage among sectors.
- Average hourly wages for key segments, with trends in employee pay rates.
- Typical hours worked per week, showing utilization and productivity.
- Trends concerning women in the workforce, including hiring rates.
It’s not all about the money.