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Business & Secretarial Schools Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Business & Secretarial Schools

Overview: the U.S. Business & Secretarial Schools 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 Business & Secretarial Schools: 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

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Business & Secretarial Schools industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Occupational, Technical, And Trade; Professional Development; And Management Training Programs And Courses

Training Programs - Education (Include Training In Instructional Techniques And Professional Development For Educators.)

Training Programs - Business, Management, And Public Administration

Training Programs - Other Occupational, Technical And Trade; Professional Development; And Management Training Programs And Cour

Higher Academic, Career/Technical, And Advanced Research Qualification Programs And Credit Courses

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 Business & Secretarial Schools 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 Business & Secretarial Schools 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 Business & Secretarial Schools 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 11%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers4%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 18%
Business Operations Specialists 16%
Training and Development Specialists 9%
Training and Development Specialists 9%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 5%
Computer Occupations 5%
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 29%
Postsecondary Teachers 14%
Miscellaneous Postsecondary Teachers 9%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 8%
Other Teachers and Instructors 10%
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 5%
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 5%
Sales and Related Occupations 8%
Sales Representatives, Services 6%
Miscellaneous Sales Representatives, Services 6%
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 21%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 6%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 6%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Business & Secretarial Schools Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

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

Latest Industry News

  • SBA Announces Appointment of Kathleen McShane to its Office of Women's Business Ownership - ... a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Boston University and attended Columbia Business School's Executive Program in Management. To learn more about SBA's Office of Women's Business Ownership, visit (01/12/2018)
  • Add or update your picture in Skype for Business - Your organization allows people to change their Skype for Business picture. If any of the options described in the topic are not available, contact your workplace technical support. Sign in to Office 365 with your work or school account. Click Upload photo ... (01/12/2018)
  • Berkeley Heights School Board Hears Updates On Subscription Busing, Safe Routes to School, More - Only six people attended the meeting. School Business Administrator and Board Secretary Donna Felezzola, who was sitting in a place normally occupied by Board President Doug Reinstein, asked Bill Cassano and Dr. Gerard Crisonino to step forward to take ... (01/12/2018)
  • Augusta councilors, school board members acknowledge that work, challenges await - The school board members came into Augusta City Center to take their oaths of office last week, according to City Clerk ... forced a Jan. 4 swearing-in to be postponed. Councilors, in a business meeting after the inauguration, voted unanimously to ... (01/12/2018)
  • Citizens Committee Helps School District With Potential Millage Recommendation - FORT SMITH (KFSM) -- A year after Fort Smith Public Schools Superintendent, Doug Brubaker took office, he's asking for the help of ... in a series of Citizens Committee Meetings. "You have business owners, you have community leaders, you have parents ... (01/12/2018)
  • Florida martial arts business owner arrested for child abuse - On that day, the business was acting as a day care camp for children who were out of school on winter break ... He then picked up the boy and dragged him into an office, where he violently threw him into a chair and began to shake him. (01/12/2018)
  • Protect Your Massage Business From Misconduct Allegations [Part One: What I’ve Learned as an Expert Witness] - Typically, that would occur in a private massage therapy practice or a chiropractor’s office, but not in a ... In “Protect Your Massage Business From Misconduct Allegations [Part Two: Guidelines for Schools, Spas and Therapists],” I will go over ... (01/11/2018)
  • Modesto City Schools Get Ultra-High-Speed Fiber Internet from Wave Broadband - --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wave Broadband ... customizing the connection capabilities for each facility and office. For example, a high school with more students and multiple computer labs may need more bandwidth than an elementary school with fewer technological ... (01/11/2018)
  • Rotary Global Scholar completes graduate school - recently completed her program of studies at the Bocconi School of Management in Milan, Italy. Urbanic received a Master of Public Administration degree after completing her studies and required internship at the U.N. Office for Project Services in Geneva ... (01/10/2018)
  • Northam picks Fairfax business leader, former Obama appointee as Commerce and Trade secretary - elect Ralph Northam has picked a Northern Virginia business leader with an extensive résumé to be secretary of commerce and trade ... Court Litigation Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law. He replaces Acting Solicitor General Trevor ... (01/10/2018)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $429,028 on Business & Secretarial Schools. It has awarded 25 contracts to 8 companies, with an average value of $53,628 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Business & Secretarial Schools to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Occupational, Tech, & Trade; Prof Dev; & Mngmt Training Prog
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Business & Secretarial SchoolsOpportunity/Threat
Professional & Management Development Training
Vocational Schools & Occupational Training Competing industry
Apprenticeship Training Competing industry
Sports Coaching & Instruction Competing industry
Cosmetology & Barber Schools Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Occupational, Tech, & Trade; Prof Dev; & Mngmt Training Prog are less than those from Business & Secretarial Schools. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Occupational, Tech, & Trade; Prof Dev; & Mngmt Training Prog sales, taking market share from this industry.
Occupational, Tech, & Trade; Prof Dev; & Mngmt Training Prog Product Sales Report

Training Programs & Courses - Education
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Business & Secretarial SchoolsOpportunity/Threat
Cosmetology & Barber Schools
Computer & IT Training & Certification
Apprenticeship Training
Flight Training
Vocational Schools & Occupational Training Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Training Programs & Courses - Education are less than those from Business & Secretarial Schools. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Training Programs & Courses - Education sales, taking market share from this industry.
Training Programs & Courses - Education Product Sales Report

Segments classified within this market research report

This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Schools, business, not offering academic degrees, Business schools not offering academic degrees, Secretarial schools, Business colleges or schools not offering academic degrees, Court reporting schools, etc.

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