As the leader of a professional services company, you understand that when your clients’ profits are low, they tend to spend less on your services. Regardless, you have a responsibility to provide those professional services to others who need guidance—whether it’s for engineers, architects, lawyers, realtors or another professional service. Keep your focus on the core business—providing your expertise—and let Sikich’s experts help your company stay financially secure through accounting, advisory, technology and managed services.
We are members of several associations and professional organizations in the professional services industry:
Firms in this industry provide accounting, advertising and marketing, architectural, consulting, engineering, IT, legal, and scientific research services. Major firms include US-based Bechtel; Computer Sciences Corporation; IBM; Jacobs Engineering Group; Omnicom; PricewaterhouseCoopers; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; as well as Accenture (domiciled in Ireland); Capgemini (France); and WorleyParsons (Australia).
The US and the EU are the largest markets for professional services, although firms are expanding in emerging economies such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China.
The US professional services industry includes about 770,000 firms with combined annual revenue of more than $1.5 trillion.
The industry does not include insurance, securities, or real estate brokerage services.
Updated: January 6, 2014
Industry Intelligence from First Research, a division of Hoover's (a D&B company)