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Staffing Industry Facts



2.66 Million People are employed by staffing companies on an average business day

11.2 Million Temporary and contract employees are hired by U.S staffing firms over the course of a year.

79 % of staffing employees work full time, virtually the same as the rest of the work force


66 % of staffing employees say flexible work time is important to them.

64% of staffing employees report that their work gives them the scheduling flexibility and the time for family that they desire.

90% of client businesses say staffing companies give them flexibility to keep fully staffed during busy times.


88% of staffing employees say that temporary or contract work made them more employable

77% of staffing employees say it’s a good way to obtain a permanent job.

80% of staffing clients say staffing firms offer a good way to find people who can become permanent employees.


90% of staffing companies provide free training to their temporary and contract employees.

65% of staffing employees say they developed new or improved work skills through their assignments

40% of staffing employees say choose temporary or contract as a way to obtain employment experience or job training


67% of staffing employees say choice of assignments was an important factor in their job decision.

23% of staffing employees have little or no interest in a permanent job-they prefer the alternative arrangement over traditional employment.

33% of staffing employees say they work for a staffing company because they like the diversity and challenge of different jobs.