Q2 2017 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
Payroll clerks: 1.4%
Compliance officers: 1.8%
Financial managers: 1.8%
Bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks: 2.0%
Accountants and auditors: 2.2%
Financial analysts: 2.5%
National unemployment rate: 4.4%
MANAGERS HAVE A HARD TIME WITH HIRING
49% of small and midsize business owners said most hiring managers underestimate the complexity of the hiring process.
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Sources: U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics; Robert Half survey of more than 1,000 business owners and human resources managers in the United States at companies with 1 to 499 employees
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