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Wholesale Trade Industry - Market Research, Company Data, and Financial Statistics

Wholesale Trade - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2021 Wholesale Trade Industry Report contains historical and forecasted statistics used by leading private equity firms and consultants. Market sizes from 2016 to 2026 reflect industry trends and growth patterns. Market size revenues include both public and private companies in the wholesale trade industry.

HistoricalForecasted
20162017201820192020202120222023202420252026
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)

Industry Revenue Forecast
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022


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.

Wholesale Trade - 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 Wholesale Trade companies in the United States.

Wholesale Trade Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesWholesale Trade
Small Business (< 5 Employees)

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

Wholesale Trade - 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

Rent

Advertising

Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income


Wholesale Trade - 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
ROE
ROA
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Wholesale Trade - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations8%

Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers4%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations5%
Business Operations Specialists6%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations13%
Computer Occupations13%
Software Developers and Programmers5%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations7%
Art and Design Workers7%
Designers6%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations6%
Sales and Related Occupations24%
Retail Sales Workers9%
Counter and Rental Clerks and Parts Salespersons7%
Parts Salespersons6%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing18%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing18%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products10%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products14%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations23%
Information and Record Clerks6%
Customer Service Representatives7%
Customer Service Representatives7%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers7%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks7%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks7%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers5%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers5%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers6%
Office Clerks, General5%
Office Clerks, General5%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations16%
Agricultural Workers16%
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers14%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals10%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations11%
Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers12%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists6%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists6%
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics9%
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians24%
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines5%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations7%
Production Occupations6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations16%
Motor Vehicle Operators6%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers5%
Driver/Sales Workers8%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers7%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers9%
Material Moving Workers9%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders7%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders7%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand8%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand7%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $4,222,167,969 on the wholesale trade industry. It has awarded 117,568 contracts to 8,984 companies, with an average value of $469,965 per company.

Wholesale Trade and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

CompanyAddressRevenue
($ Millions)





Wholesale Trade Industry Report
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateAugust 2021
Report FormatPDF Download  
Price

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