Television Broadcasting Industry · Market Research Report

Television Broadcasting · Market Size and Industry Forecast

Pell Research's television broadcasting 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)

Television Broadcasting 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 television broadcasting 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.

Television Broadcasting · 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 television broadcasting companies in the U.S.

Television Broadcasting Revenue by State

Market Share by State

Television Broadcasting · Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Television Broadcasting
Small Business (< 5 employees)


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

Television Broadcasting · 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

Television Broadcasting · 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

Television Broadcasting · Product Mix

Product Description Description Revenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Television broadcasting - air time
National & regional advertising (net)
Local advertising (net)
Network compensation
Public & non-commercial programming services - television
All other operating receipts
All other receipts
Licensing of rights to distribute specialty tv prog content

Television Broadcasting · Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 9%


Chief Executives 0%
General and Operations Managers 3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 6%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 60%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers 16%
Actors, Producers, and Directors 16%
Producers and Directors 16%
Media and Communication Workers 18%
News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents 10%
Reporters and Correspondents 7%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers 23%
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators 15%
Broadcast Technicians 12%
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators and Editors 6%
Sales and Related Occupations 8%
Sales Representatives, Services 7%
Advertising Sales Agents 7%
Advertising Sales Agents 7%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9%

Television Broadcasting · Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $7,788,007 on the television broadcasting industry. It has awarded 723 contracts to 168 companies, with an average value of $46,357 per company.

Television Broadcasting and Adjacent Industries · Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Television Broadcasting Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date May 2019
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $999.99

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