2024 Performing Arts & Spectator Sports Industry Research Report

Performing Arts & Spectator Sports - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2024 Performing Arts and 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 performing arts & 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.

Performing Arts & 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 Performing Arts & Spectator Sports companies in the United States.

Performing Arts & Spectator Sports Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesPerforming Arts & Spectator Sports
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


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

Performing Arts & 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

Performing Arts & 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

Performing Arts & Spectator Sports - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Admissions to live performing arts performances
Admissions to live sporting events
Sporting event broadcast & other media rights
Live performances produced under contract
Advertising services
Representation services
All other operating receipts
Contract prod services for property prot by copyright, except live perf
Contributions, gifts, & grants - private

Performing Arts & Spectator Sports - Compensation and Salary Surveys

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


Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations8%
Business Operations Specialists7%
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes40%
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes40%
Education, Training, and Library Occupations6%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations26%
Art and Design Workers15%
Artists and Related Workers13%
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators7%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers17%
Actors, Producers, and Directors5%
Producers and Directors6%
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Workers11%
Coaches and Scouts5%
Musicians, Singers, and Related Workers5%
Musicians and Singers16%
Media and Communication Workers15%
Writers and Editors8%
Writers and Authors6%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers9%
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators6%
Protective Service Occupations7%
Other Protective Service Workers6%
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers6%
Security Guards6%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations6%
Food and Beverage Serving Workers9%
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations6%
Personal Care and Service Occupations16%
Animal Care and Service Workers7%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers6%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers6%
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers13%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers8%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers8%
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers6%
Sales and Related Occupations6%
Retail Sales Workers6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations11%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants19%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants19%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive16%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers6%
Office Clerks, General6%
Office Clerks, General6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations5%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations6%
Material Moving Workers10%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand10%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand10%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $32,521,764 on the performing arts & spectator sports industry. It has awarded 3,347 contracts to 729 companies, with an average value of $44,611 per company.

Performing Arts & Spectator Sports and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Performing Arts & Spectator Sports Industry Report
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateApril 2024
Report FormatPDF Download  PDF

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