Newspaper Publishers (NAICS 51111) Industry Market Research Report

Newspaper Publishers - Market Size and Forecast

The Newspaper Publishers 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)

Newspaper Publishers 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.

Newspaper Publishers - 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 Newspaper Publishers companies in the United States.

Newspaper Publishers Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Newspaper Publishers
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


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

Newspaper Publishers - 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

Newspaper Publishers - 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

Newspaper Publishers - Product Mix

Product Description Description Revenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Sale of advertising space - general newspapers
Sale of advertising space - general newspapers - daily
Subscriptions & sales - general newspapers
Subscriptions & sales - general newspapers - daily
Sale of advertising space - general newspapers - other than daily
All other operating receipts
All other receipts
Printing services
Subscriptions & sales - general newspapers - other than daily

Newspaper Publishers - Compensation and Salary Surveys

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


Chief Executives 0%
General and Operations Managers 2%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 31%
Art and Design Workers 5%
Media and Communication Workers 24%
News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents 11%
Reporters and Correspondents 11%
Writers and Editors 12%
Editors 11%
Sales and Related Occupations 15%
Sales Representatives, Services 12%
Advertising Sales Agents 12%
Advertising Sales Agents 12%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 21%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 11%
Production Occupations 11%
Printing Workers 7%
Printing Workers 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 11%
Material Moving Workers 6%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 6%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $6,535,838 on the newspaper publishers industry. It has awarded 542 contracts to 90 companies, with an average value of $72,620 per company.

Newspaper Publishers and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Newspaper Publishers Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date May 2020
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $450

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