Executive Search Firms Survey

About the Survey

This survey is intended for executive search firms that make senior-level placements within the healthcare industry. Participating companies provide a breakdown of senior-level healthcare placements to providers as well as the industry as a whole. This survey was first published in 2006.

Most Recent Survey Results: Largest healthcare executive search firms: 2018

View past survey results: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

View an alphabetical list of past survey respondents: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Please see below for details on the next upcoming survey.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can my company participate?
A: To participate, fill out the survey form that will be posted below on behalf of your organization and turn it in before the stated deadline. You may add your information to our notification database so that you can receive an e-mail directly once the survey is open for participation.

Q: When will the survey open?
A: That information is not available at this time for the 2019 survey.

Q: When is the completed survey form due?
A: That information is not available at this time.

Q: What happens with this survey's results?
A: The data collected from this survey goes to create the Largest healthcare executive search firms ranked list that will be featured in the By the Numbers section of Modern Healthcare and offered online. Visit our Data Center for the most recent Executive Search Firms Survey results.

Q: When will the results be published?
A: The 2018 Executive Search Firms Survey results appeared in the August 13 issue of Modern Healthcare.

Q: How much does it cost to participate?
A: There is no cost to participate in this survey.

Q: Who can I contact with questions about this survey?
A: Megan Caruso, research director, at or 312-649-5471.

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