Top 20 accounting firms in the United States in 2018, by U.S. revenue (in billion U.S. dollars)

Top accounting firms by revenue in the U.S. in 2018 This statistic shows the largest accounting (CPA) firms in the United States as of March 2018, in terms of U.S. revenue. According to the rankings, Deloitte LLP was the largest accounting firm in the United States with U.S. revenue of 18.55 billion U.S. dollars.
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Deloitte was the leading CPA firm in the United States as of March 2018 with a revenue of over 18.5 billion U.S. dollars in the fiscal year ending June, 2017. Worldwide, the company generated a revenue of around 38.8 billion U.S. dollars in 2017 – the largest source of this revenue being the Americas at 20.4 billion U.S. dollars. The company also employed well over 263,000 people worldwide.

During the first three months of 2017, approximately 29.13 million U.S. residents had used an accountancy service within the last 12 months. The number of accountants and auditors has remained at around 1.2 million in recent years. In 2017, there was 1.24 million people employed in these professions, this was forecasted to increase to 1.4 million by 2022. Although the sector is expected to flourish in terms of numbers, there is a considerable gender pay gap within the accounting and auditing industry. In 2016, men earned around 1,441 U.S. dollars per week where as women earned roughly 1,018 U.S. dollars per week for doing the same job.
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Firm (Headquarters, Fiscal Year End)Revenue in the U.S. in billion U.S. dollars
Deloitte LLP**
(New York, May)
18.55
PwC U.S.**
(New York, June)
15.62
Ernst & Young LLP**
(New York, June)
13
KPMG LLP**
(New York, September)
8.96
RSM U.S.
(Chicago, April)
1.98
Grant Thornton LLP
(Chicago, December)
1.75
BDO USA LLP
(Chicago, June )
1.41
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
(December)***
0.87
Crowe Horwath LLP/
(Chicago, December)
0.85
CBIZ & Mayer Hoffman McCann PC
(Cleveland, December)
0.72
CohnReznick LLP
(New York, January)
0.63
Moss Adams LLP
(Seattle, December)
0.58
BKD LLP
(Springfield, Mo., May)
0.56
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP
(Chicago, May)
0.55
Plante Moran
(Southfield, Mich., June)
0.52
Marcum LLP
(New York, December)
0.47
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
(Charlotte, N.C., December)
0.4
EisnerAmper LLP
(New York, January)
0.35
Carr, Riggs & Ingram
(Enterprise, Ala., Sept)
0.29
Eide Bailly LLP
(Fargo, N.D., April)
0.27
Firm (Headquarters, Fiscal Year End)Revenue in the U.S. in billion U.S. dollars
Deloitte LLP**
(New York, May)
18.55
PwC U.S.**
(New York, June)
15.62
Ernst & Young LLP**
(New York, June)
13
KPMG LLP**
(New York, September)
8.96
RSM U.S.
(Chicago, April)
1.98
Grant Thornton LLP
(Chicago, December)
1.75
BDO USA LLP
(Chicago, June )
1.41
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
(December)***
0.87
Crowe Horwath LLP/
(Chicago, December)
0.85
CBIZ & Mayer Hoffman McCann PC
(Cleveland, December)
0.72
CohnReznick LLP
(New York, January)
0.63
Moss Adams LLP
(Seattle, December)
0.58
BKD LLP
(Springfield, Mo., May)
0.56
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP
(Chicago, May)
0.55
Plante Moran
(Southfield, Mich., June)
0.52
Marcum LLP
(New York, December)
0.47
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
(Charlotte, N.C., December)
0.4
EisnerAmper LLP
(New York, January)
0.35
Carr, Riggs & Ingram
(Enterprise, Ala., Sept)
0.29
Eide Bailly LLP
(Fargo, N.D., April)
0.27
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This statistic shows the largest accounting (CPA) firms in the United States as of March 2018, in terms of U.S. revenue. According to the rankings, Deloitte LLP was the largest accounting firm in the United States with U.S. revenue of 18.55 billion U.S. dollars.
Leading accounting firms - additional information

Deloitte was the leading CPA firm in the United States as of March 2018 with a revenue of over 18.5 billion U.S. dollars in the fiscal year ending June, 2017. Worldwide, the company generated a revenue of around 38.8 billion U.S. dollars in 2017 – the largest source of this revenue being the Americas at 20.4 billion U.S. dollars. The company also employed well over 263,000 people worldwide.

During the first three months of 2017, approximately 29.13 million U.S. residents had used an accountancy service within the last 12 months. The number of accountants and auditors has remained at around 1.2 million in recent years. In 2017, there was 1.24 million people employed in these professions, this was forecasted to increase to 1.4 million by 2022. Although the sector is expected to flourish in terms of numbers, there is a considerable gender pay gap within the accounting and auditing industry. In 2016, men earned around 1,441 U.S. dollars per week where as women earned roughly 1,018 U.S. dollars per week for doing the same job.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
as of March 2018
Supplementary notes
* Figures based on company annual reports or Accounting Today estimates.
** Gross revenue.
*** CLA does not have a headquarters location — there is no single place from which the firm is controlled or directed. Individual teams/offices are empowered to make decisions as much as possible.
Figures have been rounded.

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