The 2013 IPA National Benchmarking Report is Now Available

The 2013 IPA National Benchmarking Report, based on fiscal year 2012-2013 data, contains information from more than 500 firms, and represents more than 20,000 partners and more than 230,000 staff.

The firms that participated in the IPA 23rd Annual Survey and Analysis of Firms represent an aggregate of $54.6 billion in net fees.

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Organic growth averaged 3.9% for all non-Big 4 firms.

Net income as a percentage of net revenue averaged 30.4%.

Average age of all equity partners is 52.1 years.  Tracking partner age is an important performance indicator.

One-quarter of firms indicate their partner agreements allow for non-CPAs to become equity owners. Five out of six of those firms have at least one non-CPA equity owner.

View  the 2013 Executive Summary and the Table of Contents of the IPA National Benchmarking Report.

Take advantage of your firm’s participation in the IPA survey, and order the IPA Financial and Operational Report Card .  This effective management tool allows firm leaders to quickly compare overall performance in 22 metrics to other firms of similar size, and get their management team laser-focused on areas that need improvement.