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

LOS ALTOS, Calif. – July 27, 2009 –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 overall largest temporary 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.”

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Staffing Industry Analysts is the premier advisory service about the contingent workforce. Known for its independent and objective insights, the company’s proprietary research, data, support tools, publications, and executive conferences provide a competitive edge to decision-makers who supply and buy temporary staffing. In addition to temporary staffing, Staffing Industry Analysts also covers these related staffing service sectors: third-party placement, outplacement, and staffing leasing (PEOs). Founded in 1989, acquired by Crain Communications Inc. in 2008, the company is headquartered in Los Altos, California, with offices in London, England. For more information:

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Hinda Chalew, Staffing Industry Analysts,, 650-232- 2368


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