2024 Spectator Sports Industry Statistics Report

Spectator Sports - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2024 Spectator Sports Industry Report contains historical and forecasted statistics used by leading private equity firms and consultants. Market sizes from 2019 to 2029 reflect industry trends and growth patterns. Revenues include both public and private companies in the Spectator Sports industry.

Market Size (Total Revenue)


% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Industry Market Size
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Spectator Sports - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Spectator Sports companies in the United States.

Spectator Sports Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesSpectator Sports
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


Small Business (5 - 20)
Midsized Business (20 - 100)
Large Business (100 - 500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Spectator Sports - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue


Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Spectator Sports - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios


Profit Margin
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Spectator Sports - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Admissions to live sporting events
Sporting event broadcast & other media rights
Broadcast rights for sporting events
Advertising services
All other operating receipts
Sponsorship rights
Pari-mutuel sports gambling
Pari-mutuel sports gambling - on the event premises
Gambling machines

Spectator Sports - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations5%


Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations17%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers13%
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Workers11%
Coaches and Scouts5%
Protective Service Occupations7%
Other Protective Service Workers6%
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers6%
Security Guards6%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations7%
Personal Care and Service Occupations25%
Animal Care and Service Workers7%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers6%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers6%
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers16%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers5%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers5%
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers6%
Sales and Related Occupations10%
Retail Sales Workers6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations10%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations5%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $2,260,710 on the spectator sports industry. It has awarded 162 contracts to 41 companies, with an average value of $55,139 per company.

Spectator Sports and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Spectator Sports Industry Research
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateJuly 2024
Report FormatPDF Download  PDF

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