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Spherion Franchise

Spherion franchise opportunities provide individuals a chance to join an exciting and rewarding industry: temporary staffing. They have placed millions of workers in flexible and full-time jobs during their nearly 80 years in business. Continuous innovation and decades of growth have helped Spherion become an industry leader. Entrepreneur Magazine ranked Spherion Best Staffing Service for five straight years. Their franchisees contribute their talent, commitment and passion to building their brand.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$153,025 - $347,475
Franchise fee
$30,000 - $40,000
Offers Financing
Units in operation
Franchising Since

Own a Spherion Franchise - Questions & Answers

What is it?

  • A staffing leader with local roots and a passion for placing the right person in the right job
  • Gives clients a clear advantage in their talent and career pursuits

How does it make money?

  • Help to match people to a job that fits them well
  • Helps companies and employers search for the ideal job candidate by providing on-premise support or managed staffing

Who is it for?

  • People who are passionate about providing jobs and growing communities and find that rewarding
  • Entrepreneurs who want to experience being a part of an established thought leader
  • A people-oriented person who is resourcesful, driven and willing to be hands-on and involved in the daily business operations

What would you do as a franchisee?

  • Help to find an ideal fit for job seekers and employers
  • Offer flexible staffing, temp-to-hire and direct hire placement services by providing access to a selection of talent
  • Engage sourcing and selection tools to target top talent and validate their qualifications


Spherion Staffing

Increase Your Earning Potential with Spherion

Spherion Staffing & Recruiting is on a mission to drive careers, grow businesses, and better the community we call home. Our network of 200+ independently owned and operated offices help job seekers and employers connect to achieve their goals. Ranked in the top 15% of Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list, our average franchisee grossed $7.4 million in sales in 2021.


Spherion’s franchise opportunity builds upon 75+ years of experience and a wealth of workforce knowledge. You’ll step into franchise ownership with an established brand and peer-supported company delivering recruitment, staffing, and workforce support services to more than 160,000 employees and 3,000 clients daily. Our goal is to be known for offering a pipeline of skilled talent and satisfying career opportunities while helping franchisees achieve ever-higher levels of income and professional goals.

Spherion offers a low franchise fee of $40,000. Our minimal start-up costs combined with operations, marketing, payroll and billing support mean you can focus on sales over cash flow.

  • Average 2021 gross sales: $7.4 million
  • Average 2021 gross profit: $1.6 million
  • 43% of franchisees surpassed 2021’s average gross profit

Our franchises operate in two categories: Professional IT, which concentrates on technology-centric positions, and General Staffing, which connects job seekers and employers in light industrial, administrative, non-clinical healthcare, educational support, customer service, sales and marketing. We offer single and multi-unit opportunities tailored for each franchisee’s goals and local market potential.

Why Choose Spherion?

Staffing Industry Analysts predicts 4% growth for the overall staffing industry in 2022. Spherion is outpacing that projection and expects the demand for flexibility and scalability by clients to fuel growth through the rest of the decade. Our strong candidate-client relationships and exceptional service backed by the resources of the global leader in human resources allows Spherion to cater to the ever-changing demands of America’s workforce.

  • 4.8/5-star Google rating from franchisees, clients, and employees
  • Average franchise location earning was $7.4 million in 2021, up from $5 million in 2019.
  • Franchise owners benefit from the stability of protected, exclusive territories plus our standard 10-year contract with 5-year renewals.
  • Opportunities abound to grow your market through additional locations and services.
  • B2B model that allows you to maintain a 40-hr weekly schedule, and the flexibility to grow, and outstanding corporate support.
  • Our comprehensive, 80-hour training program covers all facets of operations. You don’t open until you’re confident you will succeed.

We offer discounts for veterans and recognized minority groups as well as in-house financing.


When you become a Spherion franchisee, you’ll join one of the most vibrant and resourceful owner communities. Regularly sharing ideas, success stories and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) practices is a big part of what makes this opportunity so rewarding. Surrounded by 70+ fellow franchisees, you’ll have access to a wealth of insight and experience that will help you build your business and overcome any challenge that comes your way. The camaraderie and support you’ll receive from the Spherion owner community is second to none! The Spherion franchise opportunity offers exceptional value in the staffing franchise space and a rich experience in entrepreneurship.


  • Entrepreneur 500 ranking 2020-2022
  • #22 on Forbes’ 2022 Best Temp Staffing Firms list
  • category winner
  • World Staffing Awards 2022 Top 10 Staffing Firm
  • American Staffing Association Safety Standard of Excellence award winner

Ideal Candidate

Our ideal franchise owner is an entrepreneurial-minded person who desires to be their own boss with the support and resources a national company can offer. Our franchisees come from business, finance, education, law, retail, sales, and more. We have military veterans, first-generation business owners, and multi-generational owners. Spherion franchisees employ a strong work ethic and collaborative leadership strategies to provide employment opportunities.

                             Want to learn more about Spherion Staffing? Request info today!


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