National MAP Survey

    National MAP Survey 

     2014 PCPS/TSCPA National 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


    Participate General Information

    Thank you for your interest in the AICPA PCPS/TSCPA 2014 National MAP Survey! The data collection period closed on August 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.

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

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

    Related Resources

    2012 PCPS/TSCPA National MAP Survey Commentary - This commentary on the comprehensive national results from the prior survey provides insight into the 2012 survey results and gives a glimpse into the type of analysis that will be provided upon release of the 2014 results.

    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.

    5 Advantages of Completing the National MAP Survey - This blog by Cindy Frey highlights a handful of the benefits available to firms that participate in the survey.

    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.



    2012 National Reports

    Reports by Firm Size (based on fees)           


    Reports by Region





    Purchasing Reports

    In October, participating firms will receive an email from granting access to their FREE personalized reports on the survey platform..

    AICPA PCPS/TSCPA National MAP Survey results are available to PCPS firms at no charge.

    2012 reports are no longer available for purchase. 2014 reports will be available in the fall.

    Membership Participant (National Reports)  Non-Participant
    PCPS Personalized, Comprehensive FREE Regional Firm Size Comprehensive
    National Firm Size Comprehensive
    TSCPA Personalized, Comprehensive FREE State Comprehensive (1) FREE
    AICPA Personalized, Summary
    Personalized, Comprehensive*
    National Summary $200
    State Society Personalized, Summary
    Personalized, Comprehensive*
    State Comprehensive (2)
    National Summary
    None Personalized, Summary
    Personalized, Comprehensive*
    National Summary $300
    *Includes access to Compare Firms reporting option on the survey platform, with downloadable PDF and Excel files.
    (1) provided by Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA), if you're a member of TSCPA
    (2) provided by your state CPA society, if you're a member of that state CPA society

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

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