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Educational Support Services 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: Educational Support Services

Overview: the U.S. Educational Support Services 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 Educational Support Services: 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 Educational Support Services 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

Basic Education & Personal Improvement Programs & Courses (Include Tuition For Literacy Programs, Ged, Second Language Programs,

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

Educational Support Services

Educational Consulting Services

All Other Receipts

All Other Operating Receipts

Contributions, Gifts, And Grants - Government

Contributions, Gifts, And Grants - Private

Investment Income, Including Interest And Dividends

Program Service Revenue Including Government Fees And Contracts

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 Educational Support Services 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 Educational Support Services 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 Educational Support Services 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 10%

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Chief Executives1%
General and Operations Managers3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 9%
Business Operations Specialists 8%
Community and Social Service Occupations 6%
Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists 6%
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 36%
Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers 12%
Special Education Teachers 9%
Other Teachers and Instructors 13%
Miscellaneous Teachers and Instructors 11%
Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers 8%
Substitute Teachers 8%
Other Education, Training, and Library Occupations 18%
Instructional Coordinators 6%
Instructional Coordinators 6%
Teacher Assistants 8%
Teacher Assistants 8%
Miscellaneous Education, Training, and Library Workers 6%
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 6%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 8%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 8%
Therapists 7%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 18%
Information and Record Clerks 5%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Educational Support Services Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Igem Foundation trademarks "IGEM" - Promoting collaboration within the scientific and research communities to achieve advances in the field of synthetic biology - 02/03/2018
  • Cypherworx raises $1 million in funding. - 12/08/2017
  • Story2 trademarks "ESSAYBUILDER" - Downloadable computer software - 12/01/2017
  • Newsela trademarks "NEWSELA" - Software as a service (SaaS) - 10/19/2017
  • Story2 patents Document Preparation Platform - 01/19/2017
  • Story2 raises $1 million in funding. - 05/20/2016
  • Newsela raises $1 million in funding. - 10/07/2015

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Square Panda7
    Cascade Bicycle Club

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

    Latest Industry News

    • 'Valued asset' hired as Norwalk schools associate director of support services - The Norwalk school board, during Tuesday’s meeting, approved hiring Tim Scheel as the district associate director of support services on a 2 1/2-year contract. Scheel’s contract is effective from Jan. 24 of this year through July 31, 2020. He most ... (01/12/2018)
    • Professors receive grant to support health services - The grant also includes a Graduate Lab Practicum designed to train and support graduate students in the humanities interested in collaborative, interdisciplinary research. In 2019, the team will hold an interdisciplinary health services research symposium ... (01/03/2018)
    • County education chiefs to set up company to 'sell' support services to schools - Kent County Council is to set up a company to sell education support services to schools and other councils partly to compensate for money being lost through government cuts. Education chiefs believe Kent will be among the first to develop an in-house ... (06/22/2017)
    • Mansfield Schools Announces Dir. Special Education & Student Support Services - From Mansfield Public Schools: Kelly Lyman, Superintendent of Schools, announced today that Dr. Shamim Patwa has been selected as the next Director of Special Education and Student Support Services for the Mansfield Schools. As the Goodwin School ... (06/20/2017)
    • Hailiang Education Launches Online Platform to Support After-school Tutoring Services - HANGZHOU, China, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hailiang Education Group Inc. (HLG) ("Hailiang Education" or the "Company"), a provider of private K-12 educational services in China, today announced it has launched an integrated online course registration ... (02/28/2017)
    • 'Cash shortage for special educational needs' support - "He needs some sort of counselling services. The school need to be ... and their family at the centre of discussions about support offered. Under the Children and Families Act 2014, special educational needs statements and learning difficulty assessments ... (06/02/2016)
    • Large contract awarded for NPS educational support services - Monterey >> Digital Consulting Services in Monterey is one of five companies selected by the U.S. Navy for a contract of up to $500 million to support educational programs and materials for the Naval Postgraduate School. Bernadette Guerrero, Digital ... (04/05/2016)
    • Triton College receives grant from U.S. Department of Education for student support services - Triton College was recently awarded nearly $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Education as part of a five-year grant to help fund its support services that assist students in pursuit of their higher education. The U.S. Department of Education awarded ... (07/22/2015)
    • Research and Markets: 2011 Worldwide Educational Support Services Industry Report with Forecasts to 2012 - DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "2011 Worldwide Educational Support Services Industry Report" report to their offering. The Educational ... (01/18/2011)
    • TradeWinds Services offers support and education - For almost 70 years, TradeWinds Services has been a fixture in the Calumet Region. With a focus on helping individuals with disabilities and developmental delays get past their challenges to make the most of their talents, the staff at TradeWinds continues ... (12/01/2010)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $485,185,772 on Educational Support Services. It has awarded 5,978 contracts to 1,414 companies, with an average value of $343,130 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 Educational Support Services 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.

    Basic Education & Personal Improvement Programs & Courses
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Educational Support ServicesOpportunity/Threat
    Vocational Schools & Occupational Training
    Language Schools
    Apprenticeship Training Competing industry
    Exam Preparation & Tutoring Competing industry
    Fine Arts Schools Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Basic Education & Personal Improvement Programs & Courses are less than those from Educational Support Services. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Basic Education & Personal Improvement Programs & Courses sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Basic Education & Personal Improvement Programs & Courses Product Sales Report

    Occupational, Tech, & Trade; Prof Dev; & Mngmt Training Prog
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Educational Support ServicesOpportunity/Threat
    Professional & Management Development Training
    Vocational Schools & Occupational Training
    Apprenticeship Training
    Cosmetology & Barber Schools Competing industry
    Flight Training Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Occupational, Tech, & Trade; Prof Dev; & Mngmt Training Prog are less than those from Educational Support Services. 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
    Training Programs & Courses - Education Product Sales Report