Animal Slaughtering Industry · Market Research Report

Animal Slaughtering · Market Size and Industry Forecast

Pell Research's animal slaughtering report analyzes current industry size and predicts future trends. It provides overall industry revenue from 2014 through the present, and predicts industry growth and decline through 2024. Total revenue includes both public and private companies.

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Market Size (Total Revenue)


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

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Animal Slaughtering Industry Revenue
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020

Historical market size and five-year projections show growth trends in industry sales and revenue. This economic model is based on short- and long-term trends. The industry size is determined by total revenue generated within the industry from all products and services sold. Growth and decline in the industry shows total opportunity for companies. The animal slaughtering research report reveals both the historical trends and five-year forecast, calculated by Pell Research's econometric models. Market share, measured in billions of dollars, includes both public and private companies. Use this information to identify industry trends and predict future growth patterns.

Animal Slaughtering · Geographic Breakdown by State

Market size by state is used to evaluate local opportunity and measure the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Use data by state to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for animal slaughtering companies in the U.S.

Animal Slaughtering Revenue by State

Market Share by State

Animal Slaughtering · Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Animal 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)

Pell Research analyzes financial statements to determine the industry average forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry Average Percent 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 you to compare how a business is performing against 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 Description Description Revenue
($ 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 Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 2%


Chief Executives 0%
General and Operations Managers 1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5%
Production Occupations 64%
Food Processing Workers 44%
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing Workers 38%
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 22%
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 14%
Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers 6%
Other Production Occupations 16%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 16%
Material Moving Workers 14%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 12%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 5%

Animal Slaughtering · Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a 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

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Animal Slaughtering Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date May 2019
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $999.99

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