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Animal Slaughtering Industry - Market Research, Company Data, and Financial Statistics

Animal Slaughtering - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2021 Animal Slaughtering Industry Report contains historical and forecasted statistics used by leading private equity firms and consultants. Market sizes from 2016 to 2026 reflect industry trends and growth patterns. Market size revenues include both public and private companies in the animal slaughtering 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 Revenue Forecast
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022

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.

Animal Slaughtering - 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 Animal Slaughtering companies in the United States.

Animal Slaughtering Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesAnimal Slaughtering
Small Business (< 5 Employees)

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

Animal Slaughtering - 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

Animal Slaughtering - 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

Animal Slaughtering - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)

Animal, excluding poultry, slaughtering

Beef, not canned or made into sausage, slaughtering plants

Beef, fresh/frozen whole/half carcass, slaughtering plants

Beef, fresh/frozen variety meats/other meats, slaughtering

Beef, fresh/frozen variety meats (edible organs), slaughtering

Beef, fresh/frozen, primal and subprimal cut, slaughtering

Beef, not canned/made into sausage, slaughtering plants, nsk

Veal, not canned or made into sausage, slaughtering plants

Veal, fresh/frozen primal/subprimal/fab. cuts/etc., slaughtering

Veal, not canned/made into sausage, slaughtering plants, nsk

Animal Slaughtering - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations2%

Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations5%
Production Occupations64%
Food Processing Workers44%
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing Workers38%
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers22%
Slaughterers and Meat Packers14%
Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers6%
Other Production Occupations16%
Miscellaneous Production Workers7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations16%
Material Moving Workers14%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand12%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand5%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $370,895,034 on the animal slaughtering industry. It has awarded 524 contracts to 70 companies, with an average value of $5,298,500 per company.

Animal Slaughtering and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)

Animal Slaughtering Industry Report
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateAugust 2021
Report FormatPDF Download  

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