By Beth Bellor
An incomplete recovery seems to be the theme for recent employment reports.
Employment in the accounting profession reversed its downward trend from the previous month to hit 1,014,000, the highest mark since March.
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You remember March and April, right? One month there were 1,042,800 accounting jobs; the next there had been a 7.5 percent nosedive to 965,000. With September’s figures, we’ve regained 63 percent of that 77,800-job decline.
In this report, CPA Trendlines highlights:
- Current and long-term 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