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Inland Water Passenger Transportation (NAICS 483212) Industry Market Research Report

Inland Water Passenger Transportation - Market Size and Forecast

The Inland Water 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 measurements include both public and private companies in the industry.

Market Size (Total Revenue)

Included in Report

% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Inland Water 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.

Inland Water 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 Inland Water Passenger Transportation companies in the United States.

Inland Water Passenger Transportation Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesInland Water Passenger Transportation
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


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

Inland Water 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 AveragePercent 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

Inland Water 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

Inland Water Passenger Transportation - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Passenger transportation by water
Other transportation of passengers by water
Transportation of automobiles by water
Coastal, fixed-route, passenger transportation by water
Water transportation related services
Water transportation related services, nec
Transportation of other goods by water
Sightseeing by water
Water trans - meals & bev, prepd & svd or disp, immed consump

Inland Water Passenger Transportation - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations3%


General and Operations Managers1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations76%
Water Transportation Workers65%
Sailors and Marine Oilers26%
Sailors and Marine Oilers26%
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators34%
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels34%
Material Moving Workers8%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $1,861,003 on the inland water passenger transportation industry. It has awarded 93 contracts to 23 companies, with an average value of $80,913 per company.

Inland Water Passenger Transportation and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Inland Water Passenger Transportation Industry Report
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateSeptember 2020
Report FormatPDF Download  

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