Transit & Ground Passenger Transportation (NAICS 485) Industry Market Research Report

Transit & Ground Passenger Transportation - Market Size and Forecast

The Transit and Ground Passenger 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)

Transit & Ground Passenger 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.

Transit & Ground Passenger 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 Transit & Ground Passenger Transportation companies in the United States.

Transit & Ground Passenger Transportation Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Transit & Ground Passenger Transportation
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


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

Transit & Ground Passenger 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

Transit & Ground Passenger 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

Transit & Ground Passenger Transportation - Product Mix

Product Description Description Revenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Local, fixed-route passenger trans by road and transit rail
Local passenger transportation by road, except fixed-route
Special needs trans serv, including paratransit, senior citizen
Long-distance, fixed-route passenger transportation by road
Long-distance passenger transportation by road, except fixed-route
Transit & ground passenger transportation related services
Taxicab services
Other products
Long-distance tour packages by bus

Transit & Ground Passenger Transportation - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 2%


Chief Executives 0%
General and Operations Managers 1%
Protective Service Occupations 5%
Other Protective Service Workers 5%
Miscellaneous Protective Service Workers 5%
Protective Service Workers, All Other 5%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 10%
Information and Record Clerks 8%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 7%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 7%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 12%
Dispatchers 12%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 12%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 11%
Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 8%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 7%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 76%
Motor Vehicle Operators 72%
Bus Drivers 55%
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 14%
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 41%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 16%
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 16%
Material Moving Workers 5%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 5%
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 5%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $320,561,752 on the transit & ground passenger transportation industry. It has awarded 4,186 contracts to 688 companies, with an average value of $465,933 per company.

Transit & Ground Passenger Transportation and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Transit & Ground Passenger Transportation Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date July 2020
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $499

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