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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Remediation Services

Overview: the U.S. Remediation Services Industry

Increased regulation and new technologies require that the Remediation Services industry modify old ways of doing business. In a market dominated by established competitors adapting to a business landscape, entrants must seize technological opportunities to enter this established and growing industry.

The bulk of the US Remediation Services market is engaged in collection and disposal of nonhazardous waste. Government and residential customers are the leading markets for industry. The U.S. Defense Department has been investing significantly in the clean up of munitions and other debris from military bases across the country.

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 Remediation 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.

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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.

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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 Remediation 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

Other Non-Hazardous Waste Collection Services

All Other Non-Hazardous Waste Collection Services, Including Snowplowing Services

Non-Hazardous Waste And Recyclable Material Transportation Services

Hazardous Waste Collection Services

Environmental Emergency Response Services

Site Remediation Services

Site Assessment Services

Site Remediation Planning Services

Site Remediation Clean-Up Services - Air

Site Remediation Clean-Up Services - Water

Site Remediation Clean-Up Services - Soil

Other Site Remediation Clean-Up Services

Site Remediation - Control, Containment, And Monitoring Services

Other Site Remediation Services, Excluding Clean-Up Services

Building Remediation Services

Building Remediation Services - Asbestos Contamination

Building Remediation Services - Lead Paint Contamination

Building Remediation Services - Other Contamination

Other Remediation Services, Excluding Building And Site Remediation Services

All Other Receipts

All Other Operating Receipts

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 Remediation 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 Remediation 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 Remediation 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 6%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers4%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 12%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 44%
Construction Trades Workers 9%
Construction Laborers 6%
Construction Laborers 6%
Other Construction and Related Workers 30%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 19%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 19%
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 10%
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 10%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 20%
Motor Vehicle Operators 7%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 7%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 6%
Material Moving Workers 11%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 7%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Remediation Services Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Baxter Group trademarks "" - Inspection services in the course of construction of commercial and residential buildings; asbestos and lead abatement - 10/09/2017
  • Proact Services patents System And Method For The Treatment Of Wastewater - 04/21/2016
  • Proact Services trademarks "PROACT SERVICES CORPORATION" - Environmental remediation and treatment services - 12/23/2014
  • Proact Services raises $14 million in funding. - 10/23/2014

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Proact Services6
    Tersus Environmental
    Baxter Group

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

    Latest Industry News

    • People and Property: NH Real Estate and Construction News Roundup - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District has awarded Nobis Engineering Inc., Concord, a five-year, $25 million contract to perform environmental remediation services at the Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site in Strafford, Vt. Under the contract ... (01/10/2018)
    • Watch live: Congress to receive update from Pentagon as agency audit begins - Jan. 10 (UPI) --The House Armed Services Committee will hear testimony on the Pentagon's financial improvement and audit remediation, or FIAR, plan on Wednesday morning at 10 am EST as the agency undergoes a defense-wide audit amid years of financial ... (01/10/2018)
    • Bioremediation Technology & Services Market to Reach US$65.7 Bn by 2025, Globally: Transparency Market Research - Based on technology, the bioremediation technology & services market are further classified into phytoremediation, biostimulation, bioaugmentation, bioreactors, fungal remediation, and land-based treatments. Fungal remediation was a major segment of ... (01/09/2018)
    • Army Taps 10 Contractors for Environmental Remediation Services - One independent company and nine joint ventures have won positions on a potential five-year, $60 million contract to support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers‘ environmental remediation efforts. USACE received 18 bids for the firm-fixed-price contract via ... (01/08/2018)
    • Senior Consultant in Financial Services - Sia Partners Houston,Texas is searching for an individual that has 1-3 years of Management Consulting experience in AML/KYC On boarding Remediation in Financial Services. This individual would be considered a Consultant or Senior Consultant based on ... (01/05/2018)
    • Accelerated Remediation Offers Proven Solutions to All Health Issues Due to Black Mold Contamination - The advanced technology that helps in eliminating the problem conclusively with no traces left behind is truly coveted by the residents of South Florida who cannot look elsewhere when it becomes necessary to choose the best mold remediation services. (01/04/2018)
    • Honours update on remediation costs - - Honours has issued an update on the costs of remediation and now expects them to be lower ... likely to cost in the region of £5,000,000 to £10,000,000 for the services to effect such remediation Honours said that it appointed ... (01/03/2018)
    • Waypoint Announces IT Portfolio Risk Planning and Management to Remediation - rather being forced to constantly address risk remediation tasks." About Waypoint Waypoint is a consulting services company formed by partners deeply experienced across industries and geographies to advise leaders on strategy and business transformation ... (12/29/2017)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $4,348,859,410 on Remediation Services. It has awarded 11,594 contracts to 924 companies, with an average value of $4,706,558 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 Remediation 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.

    Non-Hazardous Waste & Recyclable Material Transportation Services
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Remediation ServicesOpportunity/Threat
    Solid Waste Collection
    Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Competing industry
    Solid Waste Landfill Competing industry
    Hazardous Waste Collection Competing industry
    Septic Tank Services Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Non-Hazardous Waste & Recyclable Material Transportation Services are less than those from Remediation Services. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Non-Hazardous Waste & Recyclable Material Transportation Services sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Non-Hazardous Waste & Recyclable Material Transportation Services Product Sales Report

    Non-Haz Waste/Recyclable Mat Collection Services, Non-Residential
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Remediation ServicesOpportunity/Threat
    Solid Waste Collection
    Hazardous Waste Collection
    Solid Waste Landfill
    Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Competing industry
    Recycling Facilities Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Non-Haz Waste/Recyclable Mat Collection Services, Non-Residential are less than those from Remediation Services. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Non-Haz Waste/Recyclable Mat Collection Services, Non-Residential sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Non-Haz Waste/Recyclable Mat Collection Services, Non-Residential 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:
    Mine reclamation services, integrated (e.g., demolition, hazardous material removal, soil remediation), Soil remediation services, Remediation and clean up of contaminated buildings, mine sites, soil, or ground water, Lead paint removal contractors, Toxic material removal contractors, Asbestos abatement services, Asbestos removal contractors, Lead paint abatement services, Oil spill cleanup services, Environmental remediation services, Toxic material abatement services, Remediation services, environmental, Site remediation services, etc.

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