2011 finishes at new high. Average hourly earnings across all employees in the accounting and bookkeeping slipped slightly in the latest month, but rang in a solid gain year to year. With more than 970,000 workers, the Bureau of Labor … Continued
20 years of ups and downs, now up again. The number of people employed by CPA firms in the U.S. has topped 400,000 for the first time since last February, according to the latest data available to CPA Trendlines. Total … Continued
Accounting firms hire the most, pay less. The average salary for accounting majors is averaging up 3.7 percent to $50,500, according to a new survey of college graduates and the employers who hired them.
CPA firms account for 2 in 3 new jobs. The nation’s tax, accounting, payroll and bookkeeping businesses added 3,100 employees in December, bringing the industry’s total headcount to 943,100, according to the latest government data obtained by CPA Trendlines.
Open “accountant” jobs has increased 64% and the number of open “CPA” jobs has declined 11%
Industry grows to 926,000 employees nationwide.
Vault.com ranks accounting firms by “quality of life” issues.
Sixth month of year-over-year gains. by Rick Telberg Employment in the accounting and bookkeeping sector slipped by a statistically insignificant 800 jobs in August, to 922,400 people. That was barely a change from June’s 923,200-jobs level, and it represents the … Continued
Survey: Staffers dismayed about job prospects and the economy. The Accounting and Finance Employee Confidence Index, a measure of overall confidence among U.S. accounting and finance workers, slips 2.1 points to 50.0 in the second quarter of 2011, according to … Continued
With small, but consistent, upticks in corporate earnings, the employment outlook may be improving. And that means accounting firms should be preparing for the next talent shortage. U.S. employers rank among the tops in complaining about a shortage of the … Continued