Hourly pay averages $33.53, up 4%.
By Beth Bellor
As 2019 dawns, the most stunning trends in hiring in the tax and accounting industry is in payroll services, which shows year-over-year increases of 7 percent or more in overall employment, according to an exclusive CPA Trendlines analysis. Meanwhile, tax prep continues its slow slide.
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In this report, CPA Trendlines reports:
- Current hiring trends in each of the bookkeeping, payroll, tax and CPA segments of the industry.
- Average hourly wages for key segments
- Typical hours worked per week
- Trends concerning women in the accounting workforce