National MAP Survey

National Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) Survey 



“I use this information every survey cycle to plan for the future and have found it to be very useful. I would also attribute some of my business success to the survey.”

Patricia Wagner, CPA, MS
Wagner & Associates, CPA, LLC


General Survey Information

Thank you for your interest in the AICPA PCPS/ National MAP Survey! The data collection period closed on July 31.

Check back in October for results from the CPA profession’s premier benchmarking study allows ALL size firms to consider where they stand in relation to their peers. Key metrics from firms of all sizes can be used to develop a plan for shifting your firm to the next level.

This video tutorial of the MAP Survey Platform provides survey participants instructions on how to use the dynamic options to compare, filter, and download reports.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Have a question? Answers to the most commonly asked questions can be found here.

2014 reports are available below.

For additional information, please email us or call 1-800-CPA-FIRM.

Related Resources

The Defining Dozen: 12 Metrics CPA Firms Should Track - While there are many metrics CPA firms use to evaluate quantitative performance, here are 12 metrics than can provide more qualitative feedback.

The benefits of benchmarking for CPA firms - This CPA Insider article by Blake Christian explains how comparing firm metrics against those of peers can help leaders set realistic goals.

Visit the Journal of Accountancy website for a checklist of tips for putting the MAP survey results to work for your firm and for a snapshot of some key trends uncovered in the survey.

For additional information, please email or call 1-800-CPA-FIRM.

2014 Reports

2014 National Reports

Reports by Firm Size (based on fees)

Reports by Region

Purchasing Reports

The chart below reflects pricing for the 2016 survey results, which will be available in October 2016.

2014 National MAP Survey results are available (see above) to PCPS firms at no charge.

The 2014 National Summary is still available for purchase.

To receive state specific comprehensive reports contact your state CPA Society.

Personalized Reports 

National Summary

Regional and
Firm Size Reports
Under $5M
Special Report













State Society 










*Includes access to the dynamic Compare Firms reporting tab on the survey platform, with downloadable PDF and Excel files.

PCPS and are pleased to welcome back Aon Insurance Services as a proud survey sponsor.

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