Express Employment Professionals


Express provides a full line of staffing services (temporary, flexible, evaluation hire, direct hire and professional/ contract staffing) and HR Business Solutions to individuals and businesses in nearly 600 locations in the United States, Canada, and South Africa. Express provides a sales-focused, business to business opportunity in one of the top ten fastest growing industries in the US.

Our franchise model allows you to develop a professional business coupled with the ability to maintain a balanced lifestyle and build a solid, scalable, equitable business. Our mission is to help as many people as possible find good jobs by helping as many clients as possible find good people. Express employs more than 350,000 people and serves more than 30,000+ clients annually.


Year Established: 1983
Year First Franchised: 1985
Franchised Units: 100+
Actual number of units: 572
Projected New Units (12 months): 56
States referrals are accepted in:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Avail. in Canada: Masters/Area Developer: Yes


Express Employment Professionals offers a business-to-business franchise that creates a higher level of success and quality-of-life benefits. We succeed because our business model blends caring support with strong professional drive. Working in professional environment with weekday business hours, Express franchise owners control their future.

Who is Express

We have been in business since 1983, franchising since 1985.

  • We are part of the staffing industry, which had over $70 billion in sales in the U.S. in 2008 and has been in North America for over 115 years.
  • Our training received a 100% satisfaction rating by our franchisees in our 2009 FranSurvey by Franchise Research Institute.
  • Express is home to a professional sales culture, characterized by strong relationships between franchisees and headquarters and a desire to help local businesses and job seekers succeed.

Financial / Terms

Cash Investment: $75,000
Minimum Investment: $100,500
Minimum Net Worth: $200,000
Franchise Fee: $35,000


  • Vet Fran

Royalty: 6.7% of top line sales
Ad: 6/10ths of 1%
Average # of Employees: 4
Passive Ownership Allowed: No
Earnings Claims: Yes


Total Investment: $100,500 to $193,000
Minimum Net Worth: $200K with approximately $75K liquid
Royalty: Based on Gross Margin (Call for Explanation)
Average territory generated $4,500,709 in revenue in 2011! Incredible ROI!

Franchise Sales

Single Unit: Yes
Multiple Units: No
Area/Master Developer: No
Resales: Yes


International Expansion

International Expansion Opportunities: No
Developing outside of the U.S.: Canada and South Africa
Single Unit Availability Outside U.S.: Yes
Multiple Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Area Development or Master Avail: No
Cash Investment: N/A
Total Investment: N/A


Support & Training Provided

Financial Assistance Provided:Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Co-operative Advertising: Yes


Extensive at company HQ and on-site



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Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development