Number of partners of the leading accounting firms in the U.S. 2018

Number of partners of the leading accounting firms in the United States as of March 2018*

Number of partners of the leading accounting firms in the U.S. 2018 PricewaterhouseCoopers is the leading accounting firm with the greatest number of partners as of March 2018, having 3,327 partners employed in the United States.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

PwC is the second largest professional service firm among the Big Four auditors, and the fifth largest private owned company in the United States. Headquartered in London, they operate in over 158 countries and employed over 250,900 people worldwide. In 2018, their assurance service line brought in an aggregated revenue of around 17 billion U.S. dollars. Regionally, most of their aggregated revenue came from the Americas.

Accounting services in the U.S.

The accounting industry in the United States generated 156 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in 2018. In that same year, there were about 1.26 million accountants and auditors employed. California had the highest employment level in accounting and auditing in the country as of May 2018. However, accountants and auditors in Washington, D.C. had the highest wages, earning on average 98,130 U.S. dollars yearly. Following Washington, D.C., accountants and auditors working in New York earned on average 96,300 U.S. dollars yearly.
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Number of partners of the leading accounting firms in the United States as of March 2018*

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Accounting firmNumber of partners
PwC3,327
Ernst & Young3,200
Deloitte3,135
KPMG2,178
RSM US799
CliftonLarsonAllen735
Grant Thornton615
BDO USA563
CBIZ / Mayer Hoffman McCann423
Moss Adams327
Crowe Horwath314
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause292
BKD272
CohnReznick271
Plante Moran268
Carr, Riggs & Ingram262
Eide Bailly240
Dixon Hughes Goodman239
Wipfli217
Marcum210
Citrin Cooperman & Co.208
EisnerAmper176
Mazars USA**117
Withum117
Armanino103
Accounting firmNumber of partners
PwC3,327
Ernst & Young3,200
Deloitte3,135
KPMG2,178
RSM US799
CliftonLarsonAllen735
Grant Thornton615
BDO USA563
CBIZ / Mayer Hoffman McCann423
Moss Adams327
Crowe Horwath314
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause292
BKD272
CohnReznick271
Plante Moran268
Carr, Riggs & Ingram262
Eide Bailly240
Dixon Hughes Goodman239
Wipfli217
Marcum210
Citrin Cooperman & Co.208
EisnerAmper176
Mazars USA**117
Withum117
Armanino103
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PricewaterhouseCoopers is the leading accounting firm with the greatest number of partners as of March 2018, having 3,327 partners employed in the United States.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

PwC is the second largest professional service firm among the Big Four auditors, and the fifth largest private owned company in the United States. Headquartered in London, they operate in over 158 countries and employed over 250,900 people worldwide. In 2018, their assurance service line brought in an aggregated revenue of around 17 billion U.S. dollars. Regionally, most of their aggregated revenue came from the Americas.

Accounting services in the U.S.

The accounting industry in the United States generated 156 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in 2018. In that same year, there were about 1.26 million accountants and auditors employed. California had the highest employment level in accounting and auditing in the country as of May 2018. However, accountants and auditors in Washington, D.C. had the highest wages, earning on average 98,130 U.S. dollars yearly. Following Washington, D.C., accountants and auditors working in New York earned on average 96,300 U.S. dollars yearly.
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