Note: A report for the staffing industry similar to those referenced here was released by Bullhorn earlier this year.
Direct hire fees are showing signs of stabilizing around the 21% of salary mark, while a tightening job market is growing the number of job orders yielding even higher fees.
A new report from BountyJobs says the average annual placement fee in 2014 was $22,113, a 6.3% increase over 2013, and 19.4% increase since 2010, when the recovery was just gaining steam.
Covering five years of data and some 35,000 job orders posted on the recruitment marketplace, the 2015 Direct Hire Agency Benchmarking Report provides the first look at some key placement trends among the mostly contingent search firms that are part of the BountyJobs network.
The report shows that at least on the network: