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Architecture & Engineering Industry Study

Benchmarks. Trends. Historical Analysis.

For 40 years, Deltek has surveyed leaders in the architecture & engineering industry to identify the key issues impacting the market, highlight bright spots, and forecast future trends. With more than 800 participants, the 40th Annual Deltek Clarity Architecture & Engineering Industry Study provides in-depth industry analysis to help you benchmark your firm and improve your results.

Download the report to discover the key shifts that are transforming the A&E industry and what firms need to do to stay successful in a competitive market.

Highlights from Clarity:



Utilization rates increased slightly to 59.8% from 59.4% last year.



Employee turnover has increased by one point from 12.8% to 13.8%. This is the second consecutive increase reported this year.


Operating Profit on
Net Revenue

Average operating profit on net revenue was 14.4%, up from 13.2% last year and the previous year's 13.0%.

Critical Benchmarks and Industry Trends

Benchmarking is an objective way to measure how your business is performing compared to similar firms in the industry, including the high performing firms. Benchmarking also allows companies to easily identify if your target KPIs are challenging your firm or if there are areas of your business that need extra attention. Download the Deltek Clarity A&E Industry Study to get the data you need to effectively benchmark yourself against more than 700 small, medium and large architecture and engineering firms.

Top Financial Challenges

Clarity Webinar Series

Series Registration: 40th Annual Deltek Clarity A&E Industry Study Results

Don't miss the opportunity to dive into each area of this year’s 40th Annual Deltek Clarity A&E Industry Study in this year's webinar series on: overall results of the study, financial statements, business development, project management, human capital management, and technology trends.

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