Inland Water Freight Transportation (NAICS 483211) Industry Market Research Report

Inland Water Freight Transportation - Market Size and Forecast

The Inland Water Freight Transportation 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)

Inland Water Freight Transportation 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.

Inland Water Freight Transportation - 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 Inland Water Freight Transportation companies in the United States.

Inland Water Freight Transportation Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Inland Water Freight Transportation
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


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

Inland Water Freight Transportation - 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

Inland Water Freight Transportation - 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

Inland Water Freight Transportation - Product Mix

Product Description Description Revenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Trans of bulk liquids & gases, except in intermodal tank cont by wat
Transportation of other goods by water
Trans of dry bulks, except in intermodal tank containers, by water
Towing services
Trans of bulk liquids & gases in intermodal tank conts by water
Trans box & pal gds, no clim-cntrl, except intrmdl tank cont, wat
Tugboat services
Other products
Transportation of automobiles by water

Inland Water Freight Transportation - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%


General and Operations Managers 1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 76%
Water Transportation Workers 65%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 26%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 26%
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators 34%
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 34%
Material Moving Workers 8%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $4,857,716 on the inland water freight transportation industry. It has awarded 53 contracts to 27 companies, with an average value of $179,915 per company.

Inland Water Freight Transportation and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Inland Water Freight Transportation Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date May 2020
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $450

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