Arts, Entertainment & Recreation (NAICS 71) Industry Market Research Report

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation - Market Size and Forecast

The Arts, Entertainment and Recreation report contains both historical and forecasted statistics. Total market size figures from 2015 to 2025 reveal industry growth patterns and trends. Market size measurementsincludes both public and private companies in the industry.

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
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)

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation Industry Revenue
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021

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.

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation - 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 Arts, Entertainment & Recreation companies in the United States.

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


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

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation - 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 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

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation - 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

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%


Chief Executives 0%
General and Operations Managers 3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 8%
Business Operations Specialists 7%
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 40%
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 40%
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 6%
Librarians, Curators, and Archivists 9%
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians 9%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 26%
Art and Design Workers 15%
Artists and Related Workers 13%
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 7%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers 17%
Actors, Producers, and Directors 5%
Actors 7%
Producers and Directors 6%
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Workers 11%
Coaches and Scouts 5%
Musicians, Singers, and Related Workers 5%
Musicians and Singers 16%
Media and Communication Workers 15%
Announcers 5%
Writers and Editors 8%
Writers and Authors 6%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers 9%
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators 6%
Protective Service Occupations 7%
Other Protective Service Workers 6%
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers 6%
Security Guards 6%
Miscellaneous Protective Service Workers 5%
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 5%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 6%
Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 5%
Food and Beverage Serving Workers 9%
Fast Food and Counter Workers 9%
Waiters and Waitresses 5%
Waiters and Waitresses 5%
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 6%
Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers 6%
Building Cleaning Workers 6%
Grounds Maintenance Workers 5%
Grounds Maintenance Workers 5%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 5%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 16%
Supervisors of Personal Care and Service Workers 6%
First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers 5%
Animal Care and Service Workers 7%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 6%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 6%
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers 13%
Gaming Services Workers 21%
Gaming Dealers 17%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 8%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 8%
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers 6%
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 12%
Tour and Travel Guides 11%
Tour and Travel Guides 11%
Other Personal Care and Service Workers 16%
Childcare Workers 6%
Childcare Workers 6%
Recreation and Fitness Workers 13%
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 11%
Sales and Related Occupations 6%
Retail Sales Workers 6%
Cashiers 7%
Cashiers 7%
Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 5%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 11%
Information and Record Clerks 9%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 6%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 6%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 19%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 19%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 16%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 6%
Office Clerks, General 6%
Office Clerks, General 6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6%
Material Moving Workers 10%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 10%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 10%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $88,201,918 on the arts, entertainment & recreation industry. It has awarded 4,623 contracts to 1,214 companies, with an average value of $72,654 per company.

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Arts, Entertainment & Recreation Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date July 2020
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $499

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