Top Franchises for Veterans

Many franchise systems are actively recruiting U.S. military veterans, with many offering discounts and other incentives. However, not all of these brands are good fits for a franchisee with a military background.Each year, Franchise Business Review surveys thousands of franchise owners across North America and publishes a ranking of today's top franchise opportunities based exclusively on owner satisfaction.

The list below features award-winning franchises whose veteran franchisees have shown a high level of satisfaction with the business, considering factors such as training and support, leadership, and financial opportunity, among others.

If you are a veteran interested in starting a franchise business, start your search with these great companies!


Franchise Name Industry Minimum Investment Profile 50
AdvantaCleanHome Services$124,800867
ASP - America's Swimming Pool CompanyHome Services$85,000888
Big Frog Custom T-ShirtsRetail$180,750855
BrightStar CareSenior Care$92,371902
Budget BlindsHome Services$99,240992
CarePatrolSenior Care$64,400967
CertaPro PaintersHome Services$134,750991
Checkers & Rally'sFood & Beverage$165,796963
Christian Brothers AutomotiveAutomotive$403,200974
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel RepresentativeTravel$2,095976
Expedia CruiseShipCentersTravel$150,000931
FASTSIGNSBusiness Services$151,140990
FirstLight HomeCareSenior Care$95,156945
Fish Window Cleaning ServicesServices$78,225911
Happy and Healthy Products, Inc.Food & Beverage$45,000870
Home Care AssistanceSenior Care$199,000961
HomeVestors of AmericaReal Estate$42,000954
Homewatch CareGiversSenior Care$87,000927
Huntington Learning CenterEducation$96,675896
InXpressBusiness Services$55,300862
Kona IceFood & Beverage$117,125994
MaidProCleaning & Maintenance$58,960987
Mathnasium Learning CentersEducation$90,750935
Mosquito JoeHome Services$69,600951
Murphy Business & FinancialBusiness Services$57,525920
Pinch A PennyRetail$230,000971
Sandler TrainingBusiness Services$88,150986
Snap-on ToolsAutomotive$152,692950
Soccer ShotsChild Services$31,742942
Sport Clips, Inc.Health & Beauty$183,300944
Surface Specialists SystemsHome Services$43,200925
The Glass GuruHome Services$30,000885
The Goddard SchoolEducation$706,700941
TSS PhotographyChild Services$35,500840
Two Men and a TruckServices$75,000969
Visiting AngelsSenior Care$67,935995
Wild Birds UnlimitedRetail$125,978993
Window GenieServices$90,800955

View complete list of all award-winning franchises (not Veteran-specific)