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Payroll & Bookkeeping Services in the US - Industry Market Research Report


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Payroll & Bookkeeping Services in the US

Over the past five years, the industry has performed strongly as a large reduction in unemployment boosted industry revenue, as well as strong business conditions. In addition, the industry has benefited from the advancement of online and computer payroll and bookkeeping services, with new cloud-based offerings providing a new revenue stream for operators, and attracting new customers. Moving forward, increasing product penetration and an expanding customer base is expected to drive industry growth.

Operators in this industry provide outsourced payroll services for clients’ employees and basic bookkeeping services are also included. However, this industry does not include tax preparation companies or certified public accountants.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table National unemployment rate
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Automatic Data Processing Inc. (US employer services segment) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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