Benchmarking Reports

Benchmarking Report

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Benchmarking Reports

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For 30 years, IPA has collected data through an annual survey of public accounting firms, one of the longest-running and most comprehensive benchmarking reports available to the profession. 

IPA offers four specialized, in-depth reports for the profession. The flagship, National Benchmarking Report, the IT, HR and firm administration report which provides a more in-depth analysis of the profession. Uncover trends, compensation data, benefits offered, key process and policies, along with the newest technology / software that firms are utilizing to take them into the future. The internal reports expand and dig deeper into the operations and best practices of accounting firms across the U.S.

The flagship, National Benchmarking Report contains data, broken out by revenue bands, geographical regions and all participating firms. Firms can compare their firm data against hundreds of firms across the U.S. and Canada.

Executive Summaries

National Benchmarking Report

2017  |  2016  |  2015

Firm Administration

2017 | 2016 | 2015

Human Resources

2017 | 2016 | 2015

Information Technology

2017 | 2016 | 2015