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 Sets Record High for First Quarter

U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.10 million temporary and contract workers per week in the first quarter of 2018 —the greatest number for any first quarter since reporting for the ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey began in 1992.

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Staffing Firms:

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Include Your Staffing Firm in the Survey

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 seven-question survey receive an exclusive report on the results, which includes gross margin and sector-level data.

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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

4Q2017 1Q2018 2Q2018 3Q2018 4Q2018
Survey Opens Jan. 9 April 5 July 2 Oct. 4 Jan. 8, 2019
Survey Closes March 2 May 17 Aug. 23 Nov. 15 March 1, 2019
News Release & Participant Report Available March 22 June 14 Sept. 12 Dec. 13 March 21, 2019