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 from Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey
Staffing Employment Sees Highest Third Quarter in 15 Years

U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.32 million temporary and contract workers per week in the third quarter of 2015, up 1.8% from the same period in 2014.

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Staffing Firms:

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Include Your Staffing Firm in the Survey

ASA invites all U.S. staffing firms to participate in the quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey. There are no fees to participate, and those who complete the seven-question survey receive an exclusive report on the results, which includes gross margin and sector-level data.

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Option 1: Your firm does not track temporary and contract staffing sales by sector.

Option 2: Your firm tracks temporary and contract staffing sales by sector. 

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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

 4Q2015  1Q2016  2Q2016  3Q2016 4Q2016
Survey Opens  Jan. 12  April 5  July 5  Oct. 4 Jan. 10, 2017
Survey Closes  March 2  May 25  Aug. 24  Nov. 23 March 1, 2017
News Release & Participant Report Available  March 16  June 8  Sept. 7  Dec. 7 March 15, 2017

This survey is sponsored by ASA research partner CareerBuilder.