Top 20 Temporary Healthcare Staffing Firms Generate $5.3 Billion in Sales

AMN Healthcare Services the largest in Total Healthcare Staffing

Jul 27, 2009, 08:00 ET from Staffing Industry Analysts

LOS ALTOS, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The top twenty temporary healthcare staffing companies generated $5.3 billion in sales in 2008, with AMN Healthcare being the "big dog" in the group. Staffing Industry Analysts groups healthcare staffing companies into four sub-segments: largest overall, largest per diem nurse, largest travel nurse and largest locum tenens. AMN is the largest in travel nursing and is the overall largest healthcare staffing company.

According to Tony Gregoire, Research Analyst, Staffing Industry Analysts, "We estimate that AMN has 10% market share in the overall temporary healthcare staffing market and 30% in travel nursing. Given the shake up in healthcare staffing, it will be interesting to see how next years numbers will look."

    Rank  Company                              2008 U.S. Revenue $(M)
    1     AMN Healthcare Services              $1,100
    2     CHG Healthcare Services              $569
    3     Cross Country Healthcare             $550
    4     Medical Staffing Network Holdings    $535
    5     Maxim Healthcare Services            $367

Source: Company reports and Staffing Industry Analysts

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