Staffing Industry Analysts released its annual list of the fastest-growing staffing firms in the country and Hayes Locums, Host Healthcare, and ProLink Staffing Services emerged as this year’s industry leaders. Healthcare staffing firms lead the pack this year: 8 of the top 10 agencies are healthcare-focused and healthcare beat out IT as the top segment in the list.

The list includes:

  • 38 healthcare staffing firms (35%)
  • 36 IT staffing firms (33%)
  • 18 industrial staffing firms (16%)

The average compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the list was 28.2%. The average CAGR for healthcare-focused firms came in far above that, at 46.3%, while IT and industrial firms growth rates were about the list average, at 28.9% and 31.6% respectively.

The average 2016 revenue by top sectors was:

  • Healthcare:$ 140.8M
  • IT: $130.3M
  • Industrial: $107.9M

Here are the top 25 staffing firms. How does your agency compare?

1Hayes LocumsTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 54,224,093
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 147.2%
2Host HealthcareTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 26,939,310
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 117.7%
3ProLink Staffing Services and subsidiariesTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 47,608,756
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 90.4%
4Dedicated Nursing Associates (DNA)

(See our interview with DNA President Craig Fusting)

Top Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 27,154,000
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 89.6%
5Matrix ProvidersTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 39,984,928
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 84.0%
6Phaidon International
(See our interview with Phaidon Exec Harry Youtan)
Top Staffing Segment(s) Served: Clinical/Scientific
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 26,243,271
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 83.0%
7NAOS On-Site StaffingTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Industrial
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 17,537,036
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 78.8%
8Accountable Healthcare StaffingTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 143,049,240
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 77.5%
9Health Carousel

(Read our interview with Health Carousel CEO Bill Deville)

Top Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 127,552,061
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 70.4%
10Loyal SourceTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 183,334,762
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 70.2%
11FlexCare Medical StaffingTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 180,000,000
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 68.2%
12GrapeTree Medical StaffingTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 35,545,417
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 65.7%
13Onestaff MedicalTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 30,887,168
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 63.6%
14Mathys-PotestioTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Marketing/Creative
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 10,360,00
Compound Annual Growth Rate:60.8%
15Source4Teachers

(Read our interview with Source4Teachers CEO Kendley Davenport)

Top Staffing Segment(s) Served: Education
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 180,996,999
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 53.8%
16Travel Nurse across AmericaTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 115,253,000
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 53.8.2%
17CCS Construction StaffingTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Industrial
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 36,966,686
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 49.5%
18Koya Leadership PartnersTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Direct Hire
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 7,186,396
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 49.0%
19BrilliantTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Finance/Accounting
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 31,369,623
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 48.8%
20Medical SolutionsTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 352,351,568
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 48.6%
21Focus Staff

(Read our interview with Focus Staff owner Kyle Rhodes)

Top Staffing Segment(s) Served: Healthcare
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 14,504,776
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 45.5%
22JD Consulting dba JDC GroupTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Industrial
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 27,000,000
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 46.3%
23Vintech SolutionsTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: IT
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 11,684,185
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 44.9%
24VincentBenjaminTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: IT
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 35,762,401
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 44.6%
25Ranger Staffing GroupTop Staffing Segment(s) Served: Engineering
2016 U.S. Staffing Revenue ($M): 5,681,129
Compound Annual Growth Rate: 44.1%

Find the complete list here.

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