Industry Data & Market Research

2024 U.S. Industry Statistics & Market Forecast - Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Geophysical Surveying and Mapping 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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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Average Revenue Per Employee
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Analysis of Federal Data

Market Forecast

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

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Industry Insights

Major trends affect the Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services industry include:
  1. Increased demand for renewable energy projects
  2. Advancements in remote sensing technology
  3. Integration of AI and machine learning
  4. Growing environmental concerns and regulations
  5. Expansion of offshore oil and gas exploration activities
  6. Enhanced data analytics capabilities
  7. Global economic and political fluctuations
  8. Rising competition from in-house geological survey teams
  9. Technological innovations in drones and unmanned vehicles
  10. Shift towards sustainable practices and green technology
  11. Increased use of geospatial data in urban planning and development
  12. Demand for high-resolution 3D and 4D seismic imaging techniques
  13. Growth in infrastructure projects in developing nations
  14. Higher scrutiny around data privacy and cybersecurity
  15. Increased outsourcing of surveying services to cost-effective regions

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Geophysical Surveying and Mapping 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

Geophysical Data Collection

Geophysical Data Acquired By Seismic Methods

Geophysical Data Processing

Integrated Geophysical Services

Processing And Interpreting Geophysical Data

Geophysical Borehole Logging Surveys

Acquiring And Processing Geophysical Data Collected By Seismic Methods

Geophysical Data Sales

Geophysical Data Management Services

Geophysical Consulting Services (Include Expert Witness 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.

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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 Average Percent 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
Net Income
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Geophysical Surveying and Mapping 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 Geophysical Surveying and Mapping 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 Geophysical Surveying and Mapping 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 Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 11%
Business Operations Specialists 9%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 6%
Computer Occupations 6%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 45%
Architects, Surveyors, and Cartographers 9%
Architects, Except Naval 7%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 6%
Engineers 23%
Civil Engineers 10%
Civil Engineers 10%
Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians 13%
Drafters 6%
Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters 5%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services Competitor Landscape & Key Companies [PREMIUM]

The most influential companies in the Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services industry and adjacent industries either have large market share or are developing new business models and methods that could disrupt the status quo. We look at leading and emerging companies in the Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services industry and adjacent sectors:

Market Leaders:
Direct Competitors

Companies with the largest market share, focused in this industry
Market leaders:
Diversified Competitors

Largest companies that have diversified operations in this and other industries
Direct Competitors

Innovative, Emerging, and Disruptive Companies that may influence the future direction of the industry.
Diversified Competitors

Innovators and Disruptors in adjacent industries that may also affect the Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services industry.

Innovation News

Recent Federal Contracts for Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services

  • Apr 02, 2024: AERO GRAPHICS, INC (Salt Lake City, UT) awarded $2,155,139
  • Mar 29, 2024: NV5 GEOSPATIAL, INC. (Saint Petersburg, FL) awarded $1,104,412
  • Mar 29, 2024: BLUE MARBLE GROUP INC (Hallowell, ME) awarded $78,750
  • Mar 29, 2024: SURVEYING AND MAPPING, LLC (Austin, TX) awarded $6,096,665
  • Mar 26, 2024: KFS, LLC (Huntsville, AL) awarded $400,000
  • Mar 22, 2024: HILLCREST AIRCRAFT COMPANY (Lewiston, ID) awarded $26,146