Water Transportation Industry - Market Research, Industry Statistics, Company Data

Water Transportation - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The Water Transportation 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 Water Transportation 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.

Water Transportation Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Water Transportation 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 Water Transportation industry.

Water 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 water transportation companies in the United States.

Water Transportation Revenue by State

Market Share by State

Water Transportation - Distribution by Company Size

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


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

Water 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

Water 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

Water Transportation · Product Mix

Product Description Description Revenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Trans of bulk liquids & gases, except in intermodal tank cont by wat
Trans of dry bulks, except in intermodal tank containers, by water
Trans of other intermodal containers, nec, by water
Trans box & pal gds, no clim-cntrl, except intrmdl tank cont, wat
Transportation of other goods by water
Towing services
Water transportation related services
Trans of bulk liquids & gases in intermodal tank conts by water

Water Transportation - 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%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 11%
Information and Record Clerks 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 69%
Water Transportation Workers 58%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 23%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 23%
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators 30%
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 30%
Ship Engineers 5%
Ship Engineers 5%
Material Moving Workers 6%

Water Transportation - Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $1,411,821,792 on the water transportation industry. It has awarded 4,281 contracts to 240 companies, with an average value of $5,882,591 per company.

Water Transportation and Adjacent Industries · Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Water Transportation Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date September 2019
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $499

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