2024 Electric Power Generation Industry Statistics Report

Electric Power Generation - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2024 Electric Power Generation 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 Electric Power Generation 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.

Electric Power Generation - 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 Electric Power Generation companies in the United States.

Electric Power Generation Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesElectric Power Generation
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


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

Electric Power Generation - 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

Electric Power Generation - 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

Electric Power Generation - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Electricity - generation and distribution
Electricity - power marketing and brokering
Natural gas distribution to final consumer
Electric power transmission
Other products
Steam or air-conditioning
Natural gas - power marketing and brokering
Other merchandise

Electric Power Generation - Compensation and Salary Surveys

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


Top Executives5%
Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers5%
General and Operations Managers3%
Operations Specialties Managers6%
Other Management Occupations5%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations8%
Business Operations Specialists6%
Financial Specialists5%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations7%
Electrical and Electronics Engineers8%
Electrical Engineers7%
Nuclear Engineers14%
Nuclear Engineers14%
Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians6%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations11%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians10%
Nuclear Technicians9%
Nuclear Technicians9%
Protective Service Occupations11%
Other Protective Service Workers10%
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers10%
Security Guards10%
Sales and Related Occupations8%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations10%
Construction and Extraction Occupations19%
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers6%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers6%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers6%
Construction Trades Workers12%
Solar Photovoltaic Installers6%
Solar Photovoltaic Installers6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations26%
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers7%
Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers6%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay6%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations18%
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers7%
Industrial Machinery Mechanics7%
Line Installers and Repairers7%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers7%
Wind Turbine Service Technicians39%
Wind Turbine Service Technicians39%
Production Occupations39%
Supervisors of Production Workers5%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers5%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers5%
Plant and System Operators32%
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers30%
Nuclear Power Reactor Operators10%
Power Plant Operators29%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $316,107,935 on the electric power generation industry. It has awarded 1,460 contracts to 214 companies, with an average value of $1,477,140 per company.

Electric Power Generation and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Electric Power Generation Industry Research
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateJuly 2024
Report FormatPDF Download  PDF

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