In light of all of the changes and stressors the pandemic has brought us, consumers are turning to massage to support their health and wellness needs now more than ever before. In fact, at Massage Heights 2021 was a record-setting year, with 85 percent of our retreat owners averaging over $1 million. The outlook for 2022 looks even brighter. In a recent report, the American Massage Therapy Association indicated that 88 percent of individuals view massage therapy as beneficial to overall health and wellness. And, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the massage therapy job market is projected to grow 32 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations, which is significantly lower at just eight percent.
Growing Demand and Support of Medical Community
A growing number of consumers are seeking massage therapy to relieve pain, manage chronic symptoms due to cancer and other diseases, reduce stress, and as a treat to boost mental health. Additionally, more healthcare providers are recognizing the power of massage therapy to treat pain and improve overall wellness, so they are encouraging their patients to add massage therapy to their healthcare routine.
The last decade has witnessed explosive growth for the massage industry. COVID has only heightened this upward trajectory. The future of the massage industry looks equally strong. Now is the right time to start a massage franchise business. America’s overall population is getting older. With this comes projected growth for the massage industry as those seeking the benefits of massage will continue to grow. Some predict the future will bring an increased relationship between healthcare providers and massage business owners to properly care for the needs of aging Baby Boomers and Millennials.
More Americans Are Looking to Own a Rewarding Business
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 38 million workers quit their jobs in 2021. Some have quit to take another job with better pay and/or benefits. Others are on the sidelines, looking for a better alternative. This makes 2022 the best time to pursue the dream of business ownership with a massage therapy business. Entrepreneurs can take control of their future and build a business that makes them happy with Massage Heights, the best franchise to invest in. Massage Heights is one of the fastest-growing massage and spa franchises. We credit this growth to our proven proprietary business systems, sustainable revenue-based business model, unmatched support, proprietary billing and scheduling software, turnkey retreat development package and support, all-natural proprietary retail product line, comprehensive menu of services, and a convenient and affordable monthly membership program.
The benefits of owning a massage franchise are evident. The future of the industry is only predicted to be more lucrative. Now is the perfect time to join the Massage Heights family.