2024 Wood Preservation Industry Statistics Report

Wood Preservation - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2024 Wood Preservation Industry Report contains historical and forecasted statistics used by leading private equity firms and consultants. Market sizes from 2019 to 2029 reflect industry trends and growth patterns. Revenues include both public and private companies in the Wood Preservation industry.

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 Market Size
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023

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.

Wood Preservation - 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 Wood Preservation companies in the United States.

Wood Preservation Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesWood Preservation
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


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

Wood Preservation - 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

Wood Preservation - 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

Wood Preservation - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)

Wood preservation


Wood poles, piles, and posts, owned & treated by same plant

Wood poles, piles, and posts owned & treated by the same estab.

Other wood products, owned/treated by same establishment

Railway crossties, mine ties, switch ties, bridge ties

Rough and dressed lumber, owned and treated with chemicals

Wood siding/flooring/etc., owned/treated by same estab

Other wood products, owned/treated by same estab., nsk

Contract wood preservation

Receipts for treating wood owned by others with chemicals

Wood Preservation - Compensation and Salary Surveys

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


Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations6%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations6%
Forest, Conservation, and Logging Workers5%
Logging Workers5%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations8%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations7%
Production Occupations44%
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders28%
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood22%
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing7%
Other Production Occupations9%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations26%
Material Moving Workers23%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators7%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators7%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand14%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand12%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $2,035,656 on the wood preservation industry. It has awarded 57 contracts to 24 companies, with an average value of $84,819 per company.

Wood Preservation and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Wood Preservation Industry Research
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateMay 2024
Report FormatPDF Download  PDF

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