Q4 2016 Hiring Market — Accounting and Finance

By Robert Half February 1, 2017 at 8:57pm

Q4 2016 HIRING MARKET

Accounting and Finance

Unemployment rates for many accounting and finance jobs are well below the national rate, making it challenging for companies to hire these professionals.

UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FOR ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE JOBS

Financial analysts: 1.0%

Accountants and auditors: 1.3%

Compliance officers: 1.5%

Financial managers: 1.7%

Payroll clerks: 1.8%

Bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks: 2.3%

Billing clerks: 3.4%

National unemployment rate: 4.7%

GOOD HELP IS HARD TO FIND

62% of executives say it is challenging to find skilled candidates for professional-level positions today.

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Sources: U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics; Robert Half survey of more than 2,200 CFOs in the United States

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