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 Essentially Unchanged in 2016

U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.21 million temporary and contract workers per week in 2016, essentially unchanged (-0.3%) from 2015.

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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.

See the survey questions:

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

4Q2016 1Q2017 2Q2017 3Q2017 4Q2017
Survey Opens Jan. 10 April 5 July 5 Oct. 4 Jan. 09, 2018
Survey Closes Feb. 24 May 11 Aug. 10 Nov. 9 Feb. 23, 2018
News Release & Participant Report Available March 14 May 25 Aug. 24 Nov. 30 March 13, 2018

This survey is sponsored by ASA research partner CareerBuilder.