The U.S. corporate wellness market is estimated to be valued at US$ 12.28 Bn in 2022 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 9.4% over the forecast period 2023-2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
The U.S. corporate wellness market involves various services and platforms that focus on the overall well-being of employees. This includes worksite health screenings, smoking cessation programs, weight management programs, nutrition and healthy eating solutions, biometric screening services, stress management solutions, and exercise programs and fitness challenges. Through such initiatives, corporate wellness aims to increase productivity, reduce absenteeism and healthcare costs, enhance employee satisfaction and engagement, and improve recruitment and retention.
Market key trends:
One of the key trends driving growth in the U.S. corporate wellness market is increasing emphasis on lifestyle-related chronic diseases. According to recent studies, chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular issues account for over 70% of all deaths in the United States. Moreover, chronic diseases impose huge economic costs of over $2.5 trillion annually. This has prompted many corporations to implement wellness initiatives focusing on prevention and management of chronic conditions through screening, counseling and lifestyle coaching. They aim to promote healthy behaviors among employees and reduce health risks. This in turn is expected to lower healthcare costs for companies over the long run.
Threat of new entrants: The U.S. corporate wellness market requires high initial investments which pose barriers for new companies. Established players have strong brand recognition and resources.
Bargaining power of buyers: Large corporate buyers have significant bargaining power due to the competitive nature of the market and price sensitivity.Buyers can negotiate for better prices and services.
Bargaining power of suppliers: A few major suppliers exist for corporate wellness programs and services. However, the threat is moderate as switching costs for buyers are relatively low.
Threat of new substitutes: New alternatives for employee wellness such as digital health and telemedicine pose threats. However, established programs have first mover advantages.
Competitive rivalry: Intense competition exists among major players due to mature nature of market.
Strength: Large player base, strong brand recognition, customized programs as per client needs.
Weakness: High client acquisition and retention costs, technology obsolescence, funding challenges for start-ups.
Opportunity: Rising health awareness, adoption of hybrid work models, untapped rural markets.
Threats: Macroeconomic instability, stringent regulations, data privacy concerns.
The Global U.S. Corporate Wellness Market Size is expected to witness high growth, exhibiting CAGR of 9.4% over the forecast period, due to increasing focus on employee health and productivity. The market size for 2022 was estimated at US$ 12.28 Bn.
Regional analysis – The Western region dominates currently due to presence of major players and advanced healthcare infrastructure. However, the South is expected to rise at the fastest pace during the forecast period supported by rapid economic growth.
Key players operating in the U.S. corporate wellness market are Ayco, Aquila, BSDI, Aduro, Active Wellness, Virgin Pulse, Compsych, Provant Health Solutions, American Specialty Health, Wellness Corporate Solutions, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch, among others. Key players are focusing on partnerships and service expansions to strengthen their positions