Inland Water Passenger Transportation Industry · Market Research Report

Inland Water Passenger Transportation · Market Size and Industry Forecast

Pell Research's inland water passenger transportation 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)

Inland Water Passenger Transportation 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 inland water passenger transportation 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.

Inland Water Passenger Transportation · 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 inland water passenger transportation companies in the U.S.

Inland Water Passenger Transportation Revenue by State

Market Share by State

Inland Water Passenger Transportation · Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Inland Water Passenger Transportation
Small Business (< 5 employees)


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

Inland Water Passenger Transportation · 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

Inland Water Passenger Transportation · 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

Inland Water Passenger Transportation · Product Mix

Product Description Description Revenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Passenger transportation by water
Other transportation of passengers by water
Transportation of automobiles by water
Coastal, fixed-route, passenger transportation by water
Water transportation related services
Water transportation related services, nec
Transportation of other goods by water
Sightseeing by water
Water trans - meals & bev, prepd & svd or disp, immed consump

Inland Water Passenger 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%

Inland Water Passenger Transportation · Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $1,861,003 on the inland water passenger transportation industry. It has awarded 93 contracts to 23 companies, with an average value of $80,913 per company.

Inland Water Passenger Transportation and Adjacent Industries · Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Inland Water Passenger Transportation Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date May 2019
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $999.99

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