NEW RECORD: U.S. Accounting Industry Tops 1 Million Workers

Wages rise 6%. Double-digit expansion in payroll agencies.

By CPA Trendlines Research

The number of people employed in the accounting industry has topped 1 million for the first time ever.

Sounds great, doesn’t it? There are a million of us. Savor that for a moment.

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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.