Press Release


SIA Announces Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms 2017

Mountain View, California — August 22, 2017 — Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions has announced the 2017 List of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms. This year 110 companies qualified for inclusion on the annual list. The list ranks firms by compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2012 through 2016, excluding acquisitions. The 2017 List of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms is sponsored by Advance Partners.

To qualify for the list companies needed to have had at least $1 million in revenue in 2012 and at least 15% CAGR between 2012 and 2016. The median CAGR for the top ten companies this year was 83.5%, up from 72.6% last year. For the full list, it was 28.2%.

“These high performing firms set the tone for what is possible in staffing growth,” said Barry Asin, SIA President. “We are pleased to honor the fastest growing staffing firms and recognize the discipline and focus required to grow their businesses quickly.”

The ten fastest-growing US staffing firms are:

Company 2016 US Staffing Revenue ($millions) CAGR 2012-2016
Hayes Locums 54.2 147.2%
Host Healthcare 26.9 117.7%
ProLink Staffing Services and subsidiaries 47.6 90.4%
Dedicated Nursing Associates 27.2 89.6%
Matrix Providers 40.0 84.0%
Phaidon International 26.2 83.0%
NAOS On-Site Staffing 17.5 78.8%
Accountable Healthcare Staffing 143.1 77.5%
Health Carousel 127.6 70.4%
Loyal Source 183.3 70.2%

The state with the most companies on the list of fastest-growing staffing firms was Florida with 11; it was followed by California and Georgia at 10 each. Healthcare and IT were the leading segments represented on the list, with eight of the top ten firms and 35% of firms overall noting healthcare as a top segment. Thirty-three percent of firms cited IT as their main staffing segment.

The large companies exceeding $300 million in revenue on the 2017 list include: Insight Global, CHG Healthcare Services, Nesco Resource, C&A Industries, Beacon Hill Staffing Group, Medical Solutions, HealthTrust Workforce Solutions, Signature Consultants and Acro Service Corporation.

“Our mission has always been simple: help staffing firms grow,” says Joel Adelman, Founder and Senior Director of Advance Partners. “We’re celebrating our 20th anniversary of contributing to others’ success and helping support staffing firms in growth mode. Sponsoring this research is exciting to us because of that fact. Plus, we always have several clients make the list each year, which makes us very proud as partners.”

The September 2017 issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine features interviews with executives and business leaders from the 10 fastest-growing staffing firms on growth and strategies for success. These profiles, along with the full list of the 110 fastest-growing companies for 2017, debut on this week.

The full 2017 List of Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms US report is available for SIA’s Corporate and CWS Council Members.

About Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)

SIA is the Global Advisor on Staffing and Workforce Solutions
Elevating the Workforce Solutions Ecosystem
Founded in 1989, SIA is the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions. Our proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non-employed work including temporary staffing, independent contracting and other types of contingent labor. SIA’s independent and objective analysis provides insights into the services and suppliers operating in the workforce solutions ecosystem including staffing firms, managed service providers, recruitment process outsourcers, payrolling/compliance firms and talent acquisition technology specialists such as vendor management systems, online staffing platforms, crowdsourcing and online work services. We also provide training and accreditation with our unique Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program.

Known for our award-winning content, data, support tools, publications, executive conferences and events, we help both suppliers and buyers of workforce solutions make better-informed decisions that improve business results and minimize risk. As a division of the international business media company, Crain Communications Inc., SIA is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in London, England.

Media Contact
Jennifer Arcuni, Communications Director, Staffing Industry Analysts, +1 650-390-6171 |


Add New Comment

Post comment

NOTE: Links will not be clickable.