The Growing Profession of Life Coaching_ A Statistical Overview

The Growing Profession of Life Coaching: A Statistical Overview

If you're thinking about becoming a Life Coach, we've put together a statistical overview of this growing profession for consideration:

  • Based on the International Coaching Federation's research, over 26,000 professional coaches are operating in North America and over 71,000 worldwide.
  • PeopleKeys has certified over 11,000 life and business coaches over the past 30 years.
  • The International Coaching Federation found that, on average, coaches with professional credentials in the US charge $244 a session and make approximately $62,000 annually if working full-time.
  • As a whole, the life coaching industry takes in a yearly revenue of over $2.8 billion.
  • The International Coach Federation found that life coaches entering the profession can expect the return on their investment to reach a median of 3.44 times the original amount.
  • In a recent study, the International Coaching Federation found that Generation X accounts for most managers or leaders using coaching skills worldwide, with 68% of coaches being female.
  • Businesses that offer life coaching services to their employees have been shown to regain a 300% return on investment.
  • A Manchester Consulting Group study of Fortune 500 Companies found that "coaching resulted in an ROI of almost six times the program cost, as well as a 77% improvement in relationships, 67% improvement in teamwork, 61% improvement in job satisfaction, and 48% improvement in quality."

With statistics like these, it’s no wonder that life coaching is becoming one of the fastest-growing professions worldwide. If you’re interested in becoming a life coach, PeopleKeys can help.

We offer DISC certification and life coach training through the Certified Behavioral Life Coach course. The online training program uses DISC as the framework behind life coaching strategies, including Life Coach Certification and certification in DISC behavioral analysis. Gain professional development in observable human behavior while learning the foundation of the DISC model and how to read the graphs of various DISC profiles. Apply this knowledge in developing action plans for clients in your real-life coaching sessions.

Ready to help others reach their life goals? Become a Certified Behavioral Life Coach!

The online certification training is interactive, engaging, hands-on and aims to teach students everything they need to know to start a successful life coaching practice. This includes learning marketing techniques, business tools, and enrolling paying clients in your practice before completing the class.

If you're interested in joining a network of thousands of certified coaches and experts in human behavior, you can start on the path to becoming a life coach and embark on an exciting new career.

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