Sound Recording Industries Industry - Market Research, Industry Statistics, Company Data

Sound Recording Industries - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The Sound Recording Industries market research report contains both historical and forecasted industry statistics. Total market size revenues from 2014 through 2024 reveal industry growth patterns and trends. Market size figures include both public and private companies in the Sound Recording Industries industry.

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 financial data.

Sound Recording Industries Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Sound Recording Industries Industry Revenue
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020

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 Sound Recording Industries industry.

Sound Recording Industries - 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 sound recording industries companies in the United States.

Sound Recording Industries Revenue by State

Market Share by State

Sound Recording Industries - Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Sound Recording Industries
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


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

Sound Recording Industries - 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

Sound Recording Industries - 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

Sound Recording Industries · Product Mix

Product Description Description Revenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Musical phonorecords
Musical compact discs
Licensing of rights to use musical compositions
Electronic musical phonorecords
In broadcast performances (i.e., broadcast performance rights)
Licensing of rights to use musical recordings
To reproduce & distribute recordings (i.e., mechanical rights)
Licensing of international rights to pub dom musical compositions
All other operating receipts

Sound Recording Industries - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 12%


Top Executives 5%
Chief Executives 0%
General and Operations Managers 5%
General and Operations Managers 5%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 12%
Business Operations Specialists 10%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 43%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers 11%
Actors, Producers, and Directors 9%
Producers and Directors 8%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers 25%
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators 24%
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 6%
Sound Engineering Technicians 17%
Sales and Related Occupations 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 20%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 6%
Office Clerks, General 5%
Office Clerks, General 5%

Sound Recording Industries - Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $37,954,206 on the sound recording industries industry. It has awarded 175 contracts to 79 companies, with an average value of $480,433 per company.

Sound Recording Industries and Adjacent Industries · Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Sound Recording Industries Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date December 2019
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $499

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