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CPA Trendlines Jobs Report
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By Beth Bellor
Payroll is proving to a bright spot and women are making some impressive gains in our look at employment in the accounting profession. The latest CPA Trendlines Jobs Report also finds that tax preparation services employment spiked in March, even when seasonally adjusted.
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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
Typically, one respondent tells the CPA Trendlines Jobs Report said she's "Not actively looking" for a new job, "but maybe I could be persuaded." The reason: "Not comfortable with direction firm is taking."
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About the Author
Beth Bellor has served CPA Trendlines as a senior editor, researcher and production director since 2013. Her background includes a distinguished career in journalism, ranging from newspapers and magazines to books and new media.Click here for more by Beth Bellor