ASA Staffing Employment & Sales Survey

The ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey is conducted on a quarterly basis and collects information on temporary and contract staffing sales, payroll, and employment. The survey has been conducted since 1992.

New Data Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales SurveyStaffing Employment Grows in Second Quarter

Year-to-Year Employment Up 6.0%
U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 2.8 million temporary and contract workers per week in the second quarter of 2022 according to data released today by the American Staffing Association. Staffing jobs grew 1.4% quarter-to-quarter, while temporary and contract staffing sales grew 2.7%.

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ASA invites all staffing firms operating in the U.S. to participate in the quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey. There are no fees to participate, and those who complete the nine-question survey receive an exclusive report on the results, which includes projections as well as gross margin and sector-level data.
Data is collected for these staffing sectors:

  • Office–Clerical and Administrative
  • Industrial
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Scientific
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Management (including executives)
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Legal
  • Other Professional
  • Search and Placement (direct hire placement and special recruiting services)

Quarterly Survey Calendar

Milestone 4Q2021 1Q2022 2Q2022 3Q2022 4Q2022
Survey Opens Jan. 12, 2022 April 7 July 14 Oct. 13 Jan. 12, 2023
Survey Closes Feb. 25, 2022 May 27 Sept. 2 Nov. 25 Feb. 24, 2023
News Release & Participant Report Available March 17, 2022 June 16 Sept. 22 Dec. 15 March 16, 2023