Planet Pharma Named One of the Largest Life Sciences Staffing Firms in the US by Staffing Industry Analysts

January 24, 2022

Planet Pharma ranked as the fifth Largest Life Sciences Staffing Firm in the US

Chicago, IL (December 9, 2021) — Planet Pharma, part of The Planet Group and a global company specializing in staffing and recruitment for the biotechnology, device, pharmaceutical, and related industries, was named by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the Largest Life Sciences Staffing Firms in the US.

To qualify as a Largest Life Sciences Staffing Firm, agencies had to have generated at least $25 million in US life sciences staffing revenue in 2020. Planet Pharma ranked fifth on SIA’s list.

Staffing Industry Analysts bases the list on life sciences staffing revenue, which is calculated from temporary staffing, direct hire, retained search, and temp-to-perm conversion fees. Planet Pharma specializes in delivering fast, high-quality results while consistently upholding compliance standards in the following areas:

  • On-demand staffing
  • Contract staffing
  • Direct hire
  • Executive search
  • Contract-to-hire services
  • Payroll support
  • Global workforce solutions (MSP, RPO)
  • Consulting services
  • Interim financial executives and support teams

According to SIA, the 22 staffing companies included on the Largest Life Sciences Staffing Firms list generated a combined $2.3 billion in US life sciences staffing revenue last year. Planet Pharma’s parent company, The Planet Group, was also named by Staffing Industry Analysts as one of the Largest US Staffing Firms in 2021 and a Fastest Growing US Staffing Firm in 2020.

About Planet Pharma

Planet Pharma, a highly respected global staffing and recruitment company, provides strategic and innovative human capital solutions for clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device industries. At Planet Pharma, our goal is to create an organization that strengthens the employer-employee dynamic by connecting clients with talent. We leverage cutting-edge technology and flexible service delivery models that provide efficient, personalized solutions for your business.


The Planet Group consists of a group of related global consulting organizations and renowned staffing brands and has been purposefully built to address the professional services needs of leading companies in the Technology, Diversified Energy & Engineering, Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Healthcare, and Digital Marketing areas. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with offices throughout the US and Europe.

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