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2016 Financial Performance Survey

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The 2016 Financial Performance Survey of AEC Firms contains all the financial statistics you need to find out exactly where your firm stands among your peers. The most comprehensive data on operating expenses, personnel costs, and more are at your fingertips. And these statistics are just the beginning of this report–this year’s edition will have more charts, trend lines, and visuals, so you can really see the areas where your firm could improve.


Click here to see the table of contents and Chapter 1 of this publication.

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The 2016 Financial Performance Survey of AEC Firms will help you:

  • Compare your firm’s financial performance to your competitors’–find out where you’re ahead and where you’re behind
  • Improve financial statements and accounting methods–make sure your documents are in order
  • Maximize profitability–Find out what typical bonus, personnel, rent & utilities, and other expenses are for a firm of your size
  • Get a handle on the latest issues and challenges facing the AEC industry.

The 2016 Financial Performance Survey of AEC Firms contains several different major financial performance statistics so you can find out exactly where your firm stands among your peers. Use the data from the overall sample or take advantage of the details in the tables to compare your firm to others by type, size, region of headquarters, growth rate, and client base.

Does your firm have the staff resources it needs to stay on top of all financial and administration issues? Find out! This survey will show you the typical breakdown of F&A staff for a firm of your size.

Topics covered in this comprehensive report include:

Key financial statistics. We’ve broken down everything from net service revenue and profitability measures to labor multipliers, turnover rates, and professional/technical to administrative staff ratios in one chapter that will show you exactly where you stand compared to your competition. In addition to detailed breakdowns of all the data by firm type, staff size, region of headquarters, growth rate, and client base, we’ve also included seven years of trend data. See how you stack up!

Personnel costs. We took five major types of personnel costs: payroll taxes; vacation, holiday & sick leave; group insurance; pension, profit sharing & 401(k) plans; and bonuses and measured them against standard benchmarks so you can make comparisons between your firm and others. Data are included for the past five years so you can see how your historical spending compares to other firms’ spending. This section also includes data on workers’ compensation premiums and claims.

Other financial statistics. In addition to all the above information, we’ve also covered a range of other miscellaneous topics– everything from financial software applications to cash flow reports and professional liability insurance.

All of this and more is laid out in this comprehensive report, complete with charts and graphs to help you get a handle on the big picture. If you want to know how your firm’s performance stacks up, the 2016 Financial Performance Survey of AEC Firms has ALL the answers you’re looking for. Get your copy today!