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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Building Equipment Contractors

Overview: the U.S. Building Equipment Contractors Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Building Equipment Contractors: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Construction Services Breakdown

The following products and services account for the largest source of revenues in the Building Equipment Contractors industry. Note that there are multiple levels of classification, so some line items are contained within other lines.

Type of Construction Total Sales ($ millions) New Construction ($ millions) Additions, Alterations, and Reconstruction ($ millions) Maintenance & Repair ($ millions)

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Building Equipment Contractors company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Building Equipment Contractors industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Building Equipment Contractors measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 11%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 55%
Construction Trades Workers 45%
Electricians 22%
Electricians 22%
Insulation Workers 12%
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 11%
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 15%
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 15%
Sheet Metal Workers 7%
Sheet Metal Workers 7%
Helpers, Construction Trades 6%
Helpers, Construction Trades 6%
Helpers--Electricians 8%
Other Construction and Related Workers 15%
Elevator Installers and Repairers 14%
Elevator Installers and Repairers 14%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 19%
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 6%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 15%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 10%
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 10%
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers 9%
Millwrights 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Building Equipment Contractors Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • M.C. Dean trademarks "MODULARMEP" - Installation of modular mechanical and electrical prefabricated systems for installation in buildings and architectural structures - 03/03/2018
  • Perfect Comfort trademarks "S SCHAAFSMA HEATING & COOLING" - HVAC contractor services; Repair of air filtering apparatus; Repair of household appliances and of residential heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and electrical systems; Repair or maintenance of air-conditioning apparatus; Repair or maintenance of boilers; Repair or maintenance of gas water heaters; Repair or maintenance of industrial furnaces; Air duct cleaning services; Air conditioning vent sealing services; Boiler cleaning and repair; Building sealing and caulking services; Furnace installation and repair; Home energy assessment services for the purpose of determining home improvements needed to improve energy use and efficiency; Installation and repair of heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment; Installation, repair and maintenance of heating equipment; Interior sealing and caulking services; Maintenance of HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning), boilers, geothermal, water heating, air cleaners/purifiers, humidifiers, duct work - 03/02/2018
  • Elliott-Lewis trademarks "EL" - Building services - 03/02/2018
  • Solarcity patents Smart Main Electrical Panel For Energy Generation Systems - 02/22/2018
  • 7ac Technologies patents Methods And Systems For Turbulent, Corrosion Resistant Heat Exchangers - 02/22/2018
  • Mars Air Systems patents Intelligent Climate Management System Control Systems And Methods - 01/25/2018
  • Real Goods Solar raises $9 million in funding. - 01/19/2018
  • Entouch Controls raises $5 million in funding. - 10/25/2017
  • Banyan Water raises $3 million in funding. - 04/28/2017

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Saylite LLC Dba Mobern Lighting128
    7ac Technologies24
    Byrne Electrical Specialists

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

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    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $1,783,973,272 on Building Equipment Contractors. It has awarded 18,688 contracts to 5,106 companies, with an average value of $349,388 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount