Headcounts Dip by 3,500 in Tax & Accounting

Hourly earnings hit new high.

By Beth Bellor

CPA firms and payroll agencies are trimming their headcounts going into Busy Season 2020, according to new data obtained by CPA Trendlines Research

In this report, CPA Trendlines highlights:

  • Current hiring trends in each of the bookkeeping, payroll, tax and CPA segments of the industry (all data seasonally adjusted)
  • Average hourly wages for key segments
  • Typical hours worked per week
  • Trends concerning women in the accounting workforce