Pipeline Transportation (NAICS 486) Industry Market Research Report

Pipeline Transportation - Market Size and Forecast

The Pipeline 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)

Pipeline 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.

Pipeline 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 Pipeline Transportation companies in the United States.

Pipeline Transportation Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

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


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

Pipeline 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

Pipeline 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

Pipeline Transportation - Product Mix

Product Description Description Revenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Trans of bulk natural gas and liquefied natural gas by pipeline
Transportation of refined petroleum products by pipeline
Transportation of bulk crude oil by pipeline
Sales of energy and resources
Transportation of other bulk liquids and gasses by pipeline
Pipeline operations services
Other products

Pipeline Transportation - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 7%


Chief Executives 0%
General and Operations Managers 3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 8%
Business Operations Specialists 5%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 9%
Engineers 7%
Petroleum Engineers 7%
Petroleum Engineers 7%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 7%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 5%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 15%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 12%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers 5%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 5%
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers 7%
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 6%
Production Occupations 30%
Plant and System Operators 24%
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators 24%
Gas Plant Operators 10%
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 13%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 12%
Motor Vehicle Operators 7%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 7%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 7%
Material Moving Workers 7%
Pumping Station Operators 6%
Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators 6%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $2,092,491 on the pipeline transportation industry. It has awarded 21 contracts to 12 companies, with an average value of $174,374 per company.

Pipeline Transportation and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Pipeline Transportation Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date July 2020
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $499

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