Average cost per hire of U.S. staffing firms by industry 2018

This statistic depicts the average cost per hire for staffing firms in the United States in 2018, broken down by industry. During the survey, the most expensive industry was professional/ management staffing, with an average cost per hire of 2,422 U.S. dollars.

Average cost per hire of staffing firms in the United States in 2018, by industry

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Release date

April 2019


United States

Survey time period

December 2018

Number of respondents

188 respondents

Special properties

professionals in the staffing industry.

Supplementary notes

Responses sourced via email invitations, blog promotion, and social sharing.

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