The U.S. Hearing Protection Devices Market to Surpass US$ 790.0 Million by 2027, Says Coherent Market Insights (CMI)


According to Coherent Market Insights, the U.S. Hearing Protection Devices Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 409.7 million in 2020 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 9.8% during the forecast period (2020-2027).

Key Trends and Analysis of the U.S. Hearing Protection Devices Market:

Increasing interest of people in shooting sports and rising awareness about hearing protection devices used in sports is encouraging market players to launch new products which is expected to boost growth of the shooting segment in the U.S. hearing protection devices market Moreover, the increasing adoption of hearing protection devices in recreational activities/ events is expected to drive the market growth. For example, musicians organizing and performing at concerts are at a high risk of suffering from hearing loss due to higher sound level generated by musical instruments. Therefore, companies such as Etymotic Research, Inc. offer MP9-15 MusicPRO Electronic Earplugs. It provides either 9-dB or 15-dB hearing protection. These noise-reduction earplugs can automatically change output levels as sound input levels change.

Moreover, the increasing demand for hearing protection devices has led manufacturers to develop and launch innovative products. For instance, in January 2017, 3M launched the PELTOR Sport Tactical 300 and PELTOR Sport Tactical 500 electronic hearing protectors at The National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) in Las Vegas, U.S.

Furthermore, the increasing prevalence of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is expected to fuel adoption of electronic hearing protection devices during the forecast period. Exposure to harmful noise can cause NIHL at any age. For instance, according to 2011-2012 Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study involving 10 million participants for hearing tests and interviews concluded that around 24% of the participants suffered from hearing loss in one or both ears due to exposure to loud noise.