Scheduled Bus Services – 2023 U.S. Market Research Report

Published: April 2023
Updated Recession Statistics & Forecasts

This 78-page industry market research report is an in-depth analysis of Scheduled Bus Services in the United States. The market research report utilizes the most extensive set of business surveys as the foundation for over 100 market research data sets with extensive historical data (2014-2022), statistics, trend analysis, and forecasts for 2023 & the next 5 years.

This market research report is utilized by professionals to conduct market analysis, industry research, strategic planning, benchmarking, forecasting, valuations, cost analysis & reduction, workforce optimization, sales & marketing strategies, operational streamlining, financial analysis, opportunity assessments, and other analyses.

The report includes market size, growth, sales & cost trends, industry dynamics, operating cost details, profitability, productivity, 10 financial ratios, 31 balance sheet metrics, extensive statistics by state and Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSAs), workforce breakdown, inflation, payroll and pay range data, product line breakdown, industry data sets segmented by business size, concentration (Top 50 companies), and business structure, and much more. It is also backed by the only 100% MoneyBack Guarantee in the industry.

Scheduled Bus Services Industry Market Research Report


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The 2023 Scheduled Bus Services Market Research Report is 78 pages of extensive data, trends, forecasts, bencmarks, analysis, and charts on the industry. Below are select page images from the report and scroll further down for the table of contents and a sample of the report. The instant report download is a PDF. If you need the excel data, click here to add that option to your cart and we will send you the excel data within 12 hours of your order.

Scheduled Bus Services Revenue

Scheduled Bus Services OPEX Expenses

Scheduled Bus Services Profit

Scheduled Bus Services BCG Matrix

Scheduled Bus Services State Sales

Scheduled Bus Services Benchmarks

Industry Definition

This industry includes companies primarily engaged in providing bus passenger transportation over regular routes and on regular schedules, principally outside a single metropolitan area and its adjacent nonurban areas.

Industry Scope & Services

Intercity bus line operation : Interstate bus line operation : Interurban bus line operation : Motor coach operation, interurban and rural : Rural bus services

Select Market Research Report Statistics

Below are a few of the statistics included in this extensive 78-page market research report:

In 2022, industry sales were $1.8 billion
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Over the past 5 years, the annual growth rate was -0.3%
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There are 225 companies in the industry
The report has 2014-2027 stats on the number of companies and locations

In 2022, the avg. sales per company was $7.9 million
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2021 inflation was 167.8%
This market research report has historical data for 2014-2022, 4 years of monthly data, and 2023 & 5-year forecast

For unprofitable companies, the average net loss is -14.7%
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Revenue per Employee is $129,850
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1.4% of expenses is spent on professional and technical services
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In 2022, payroll per employee was $32,671
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2.1% of employees in management positions
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The avg. hourly pay for business & financial ops jobs is $32.2
The report has pay ranges scales (10%, 25%, avg., 75%, 90%) across 14 job categories

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Table of Contents

Below is the table of contents for the 2023 Scheduled Bus Services Market Research Report.

Page 1-2 – Report Overview & Table of Contents

Page 3 – Industry Overview
– Methodology
– Industry Definition & Examples

Page 4 – Industry Snapshot – Revenue & Growth

Page 5 – Industry Snapshot – Costs & Profitability

Section One

Page 7 – Industry Growth Details
– Industry Revenues
– Companies
– Locations
– 2014-2022 Historical Figures
– Forecasts for 2023 and the Next 5 Years

Page 8 – Growth Benchmarks
– Revenues per Company
– Revenues per Location
– Locations per Company
– 2014-2022 Historical Figures
– Forecasts for 2023 and the Next 5 Years

Page 9 – Breakdown of Product Lines
– Percentage of Revenue from Product Lines

Page 10 – BCG Income vs. Revenue Growth Matrix
– Service Subsectors vs. Industry

Page 11 – Total Revenue by Industry Segments
– Concentration (Top 4, next 4, next 12, next 30 largest companies)
– Business Size (1-4 employees, 5-9 employees, 10-19, 20-49, 50-99, 100-249, 250+)
– Business Structure (C-Corporations, S-Corporations, Partnerships, Sole Proprietorships)
– Franchise Segments
– Industry Average

Page 12 – Total Revenue per State
– Revenue per State and State Rankings

Page 13 – Sales per Capita by State
– Sales per Capita and State Rankings

Page 14-17 – Revenue per Metropolitan Statistical Area

Page 18-21 – Revenue per Capita per Metropolitan Statistical Area

Page – 22 Revenue per Company by Industry Segment
– Concentration, Business Size, & Business Structure

Page – 23 Revenue per Location by Industry Segment
– Concentration, Size, Structure, & Franchise

Page – 24 Revenue per Location by State
– Revenue per Location and State Rankings

Page – 25-28 Revenue per Location per MSA

Page – 29 Industry Segmentation by Business Size
– Segments include 1-4 employees, 5-9 employees, 10-19, 20-49, 50-99, 100-249, 250+ employees
– Revenue, Companies, Locations, Employees & Payroll
– Absolute Figures & % of Industry

Page – 30 Industry Consolidation Analysis
– By Business Size Segments
– Revenue, Companies, Locations & Employees
– 2017 vs. 2022 by Business Size

Page – 31 Industry Consolidation Benchmarks
– Revenue per Company, Location & Employee
– 2017 vs. 2022 by Business Size
Page – 32 Industry Segmentation by Top 50 Companies
– Segments include top 4, next 4, next 12, next 30, and top 50 companies by revenue
– Revenue, Locations, Employees & Payroll
– Absolute Figures & % of Industry

Page – 33 Sector Concentration Benchmarks
– % of Sector Revenue from the Top 50 Companies
– 12 Sectors

Page – 34 Industry Segmentation by Business Structure
– Revenue, Companies, Locations, Employees & Payroll
– Absolute Figures & % of Industry

Page – 35 Pricing & Inflation
– Annual Inflation – Indexed to 2006
– 2014-2022 historicals, 2023 & 5-yr forecasts
– Monthly Inflation Figures for the Past 4 Years

Page – 36 Service Subsector Growth
– Revenue and 5-Year CAGR
– 12 Subsectors

Page – 37 Service Subsector Analysis
– Revenue per Company
– Revenue per Location
– 12 Subsectors

Page – 38 Service Subsector Analysis
– Revenue per Employee
– Payroll per Employee


Page – 40 Profitability & Financial Ratio Analysis
– Percent of Companies that are Profitable
– Average Net Income as a Percent of Revenue
– Financial Ratios – 10 ratios, such as Total Asset
Turnover, Assets to Liabilities, Return on
Net Worth, Solvency Ratio

Page – 41 Balance Sheet Benchmarks
– Assets and Liabilities indexed to industry revenue at 100
– Current & Non-Current Assets: Cash, Notes & Accounts Receivable, Allowance for Bad Debts, Inventories, Treasuries & Securities, Other Current Assets, Loans to Shareholders / Mortgage, Other Investments, Depreciable Assets, Accumulated Depreciation, Land, Intangible Assets (Amortizable), Accumulated Amortization, Other Assets

– Short-term, Long-term Liabilities, & Net Worth: Accounts Payable, Mortgages, Notes, Bonds due in less than 1 Yr., Other Current Liabilities, Loans from Shareholders, Mortgages, Notes, Bonds > 1 Yr., Other Liabilities, Capital Stock, Additional Paid-in Capital, Retained Earnings, Cost of Treasury Stock

Page – 42 Operating Expenses
– Industry Operating Expenses
– Industry Revenue vs. Operating Expense Growth
– Operating Expense as a Percent of Revenue
– 2014-2022 Historical Figures
– Forecasts for 2023 and the Next 5 Years

Page 43 – Operating Expenses by Company & Location
– Operating Expenses per Company
– Operating Expenses per Location
– Revenue vs. Expenses Growth per Location
– 2014-2022 Historical Figures
– Forecasts for 2023 and the Next 5 Years

Page – 44 Operating Expense Detail
– Employee Expenses: Annual Payroll, Health Insurance, Defined Benefit Pension Plans, Defined Contribution Plans, Other Fringe Benefits, Contract Labor Costs, Incl. Temporary Help
– Property Expenses: Lease and Rent for Buildings, Offices, Stores, Repairs and Maintenance to Buildings, Purchased Electricity, Purchased Fuels (except motor fuels), Water, Sewer, Refuse, Other Utility Payments
– Equipment Expenses: Expensed Equipment: Lease and Rent for Machinery and Equip., Repairs, Maint. to Machinery and Equip., Depreciation and Amortization Charges, Other Materials, Parts, and Supplies
– IT Expenses: Data Processing & Other Computer Services: Communication Services: Expensed Purchases of Software
– Miscellaneous Expenses: Advertising and Promotional Services, Professional and Technical Services, Taxes and License Fees

Page 45 – Productivity & Industry Employment
– Revenue per Employee
– Total Industry Employees
– Employees per Company
– 2014-2022 Historical Figures
– Forecasts for 2023 and the Next 5 Years

Page – 46 Employee Productivity by Segments
– Revenue per Employee
– Concentration, Business Size, Structure & Franchise

Page – 47 Employee Productivity by State
– Revenue per Employee and State Rankings

Page – 48-51 Employee Productivity per MSA
– Revenue per Employee

Page – 52 Industry Payroll
– Payroll per Employee
– Payroll per Company
– Payroll per Location
– 2014-2022 Historical Figures
– Forecasts for 2023 and the Next 5 Years

Page – 53 Workforce Composition Benchmarks
– 26 Job Categories
– Management & Finance
– Sales & Marketing
– Technology, Engineering, Science
– Service, Support & Training
– Operations
– Percent of Industry Employees

Page – 54 Job Categorization Pay Ranges
– 26 Job Categories
– Management & Finance
– Sales, Service & Marketing
– Operations
– Pay Bands – Bottom 10% & 25%, Mean, Top 25% & 10%

– Pay Bands (10%, 25%, Mean, 75%, 90%)

Page – 55 Top 20 Jobs Breakdown
– Percent of Total Employees by Job
– Rank Ordered by Top 20 Job Categories

Page – 56 Pay Ranges of Top 20 Jobs
– Pay Bands (10%, 25%, Mean, 75%, 90%)

Page – 57 Payroll per Company by Segments
– Concentration, Business Size, & Business Structure

Page – 58 Payroll per Location by Segments
– Concentration, Business Size, Structure, & Franchise

Page – 59 Payroll per Employee by Segments
– Concentration, Business Size, Structure, & Franchise

Page – 60 Payroll per Employee by State
– Payroll per Employee
– State Rankings

Page – 61-64 Payroll per Employee per MSA

Page – 65 Employees per Company by Segments
– Concentration, Business Size, & Business Structure

Page – 66 Employees per Company by Segments
– Concentration, Business Size, Structure, & Franchise

Page – 67 Total Employment by State
– Number of Employees and State Rankings

Page – 68 Population to Every Employee by State
– Number of Residents to Industry Employee
– State Rankings

Page – 69-72 Total Employment per MSA

Page – 73 Locations per Company by Segments
– Concentration, Business Size, & Business Structure

Page – 74-77 Locations per MSA

Page – 78 About Kentley Insights

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Data & Methodology

For this market research report, the core data is sourced from comprehensive business and economic surveys filled out by companies in the Scheduled Bus Services industry. Our analysts create the forecasts utilizing an econometric model based on historical trends, industry dynamics, and macroeconomic statistics and forecasts.

Key Questions Answered in this Market Research Report

What is the historical and forecasted market size of the Scheduled Bus Services industry?
This report covers the historical market size of the industry (2014-2022), and forecasts for 2023 and the next 5 years. Market size includes the total revenues of public and private companies.

What is the outlook for the industry?
This report has over a dozen market forecasts (2023 and the next 5 years) on the industry, including total sales, number of companies, inflation, operating expense, and others.

What industry analysis/data exists for the industry?
This report covers over 100+ data sets on the Scheduled Bus Services industry. Take a look at the table of contents below to see the breadth of analysis and data on the industry.

What is the composition of the Scheduled Bus Services industry?
This report analyzes the historical and forecasted number of companies, locations, employees, and payroll in the industry, and breaks them down by business size, concentration (Top 50 companies), business structure, state, and MSAs.

What are the financial metrics for the industry?
This report covers many financial metrics for the industry including profitability, growth, opex / revenue, 31 balance sheet items organized by liabilities, assets, and equity, and 10 financial metrics including return on sales, asset turnover, liability ratio, and net worth ratio.

What are the most important benchmarks for the industry?
Some of the most important benchmarks for the industry include sales growth, employee productivity, operating expense breakdown, product line breakdown, span of control, and organizational composition. This report includes all of them and many more.

Product Lines Analyzed

Long-distance, fixed-route passenger transportation by road on an interurban network
Local, fixed-route passenger transportation by road, except school and common carrier routes
Local, fixed-route, passenger transportation on common carrier road and transit rail systems
Long-distance passenger transportation by chartered bus
Long-distance, fixed-route passenger transportation by road, except on an interurban service network
Local passenger transportation by road, except fixed-route and except by chartered vehicles and taxi service
Paratransit and special needs transportation services
Local, school route passenger transportation by bus
Local taxi service

Industry Jobs Analyzed

Passenger Vehicle Drivers
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
Laborers and Material Movers
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers
Fast Food and Counter Workers
General and Operations Managers
Customer Service Representatives
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
Office Clerks, General
Building Cleaning Workers
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
Training and Development Specialists
Accountants and Auditors
Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks

States Covered

New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
South Carolina
South Dakota

Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) Covered

Albany, OR
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
Albuquerque, NM
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
Anchorage, AK
Ann Arbor, MI
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
Austin-Round Rock, TX
Bakersfield, CA
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD
Baton Rouge, LA
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX
Bend-Redmond, OR
Billings, MT
Birmingham-Hoover, AL
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA
Bloomington, IL
Bloomington, IN
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA
Boise City, ID
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Bowling Green, KY
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
Brunswick, GA
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL
Cedar Rapids, IA
Champaign-Urbana, IL
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN
Cleveland-Elyria, OH
College Station-Bryan, TX
Columbus, OH
Corpus Christi, TX
Corvallis, OR
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
Duluth, MN-WI
El Centro, CA
El Paso, TX
Fargo, ND-MN
Fayetteville, NC
Flagstaff, AZ
Fort Smith, AR-OK
Fresno, CA
Gainesville, FL
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV
Harrisonburg, VA
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
Ithaca, NY
Jackson, MS
Jacksonville, FL
Janesville-Beloit, WI
Jonesboro, AR
Kansas City, MO-KS
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA
Kingston, NY
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL
Lancaster, PA

Laredo, TX
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
Lawrence, KS
Lawton, OK
Lewiston-Auburn, ME
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
Lynchburg, VA
Madison, WI
Manhattan, KS
Mankato-North Mankato, MN
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
Medford, OR
Memphis, TN-MS-AR
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
Mobile, AL
Modesto, CA
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN
New Haven-Milford, CT
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
Norwich-New London, CT
Ocala, FL
Odessa, TX
Oklahoma City, OK
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA
Panama City, FL
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
Peoria, IL
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ
Pittsburgh, PA
Portland-South Portland, ME
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
Port St. Lucie, FL
Prescott, AZ
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA
Racine, WI
Raleigh, NC
Rapid City, SD
Reading, PA
Reno, NV

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA
Roanoke, VA
Rochester, MN
Rochester, NY
Rockford, IL
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA
Saginaw, MI
St. Cloud, MN
St. Louis, MO-IL
Salisbury, MD-DE
San Angelo, TX
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA
Savannah, GA
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
Sioux Falls, SD
Spartanburg, SC
Springfield, MA
Stockton-Lodi, CA
Syracuse, NY
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
Terre Haute, IN
Texarkana, TX-AR
Tucson, AZ
Tulsa, OK
Tyler, TX
Urban Honolulu, HI
Valdosta, GA
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
Waco, TX
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Wichita, KS
Wilmington, NC
Worcester, MA-CT
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA
Yuma, AZ

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Number of Pages: 78

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Price: $295

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