2024 Newspaper Publishers Industry Statistics Report

Newspaper Publishers - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2024 Newspaper Publishers 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 Newspaper Publishers 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.

Newspaper Publishers - 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 Newspaper Publishers companies in the United States.

Newspaper Publishers Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesNewspaper Publishers
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


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

Newspaper Publishers - 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

Newspaper Publishers - 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

Newspaper Publishers - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Sale of advertising space - general newspapers
Sale of advertising space - general newspapers - daily
Subscriptions & sales - general newspapers
Subscriptions & sales - general newspapers - daily
Sale of advertising space - general newspapers - other than daily
All other operating receipts
All other receipts
Printing services
Subscriptions & sales - general newspapers - other than daily

Newspaper Publishers - 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 Occupations31%
Art and Design Workers5%
Media and Communication Workers24%
News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents11%
Reporters and Correspondents11%
Writers and Editors12%
Sales and Related Occupations15%
Sales Representatives, Services12%
Advertising Sales Agents12%
Advertising Sales Agents12%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations21%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers11%
Production Occupations11%
Printing Workers7%
Printing Workers7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations11%
Material Moving Workers6%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand6%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $6,535,838 on the newspaper publishers industry. It has awarded 542 contracts to 90 companies, with an average value of $72,620 per company.

Newspaper Publishers and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Newspaper Publishers Industry Research
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateJune 2024
Report FormatPDF Download  PDF

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