Inland Water Transportation Industry - Market Research, Statistics, and Financial Data

Inland Water Transportation - Market Size and Industry Forecast

This Inland Water 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 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 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 Transportation - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state evaluates local opportunity and measures 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 transportation companies in the United States.

Inland Water Transportation Revenue by State

Market Share by State

Inland Water Transportation - Distribution by Company Size

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


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

Inland Water 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 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 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
Passenger transportation by water
Other transportation of passengers by water
Transportation of automobiles by water

Inland Water 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 Transportation - Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $6,718,719 on the inland water transportation industry. It has awarded 146 contracts to 50 companies, with an average value of $134,374 per company.

Inland Water Transportation and Adjacent Industries · Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Inland Water Transportation Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date July 2019
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $1,000.00

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