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Environmental Remediation Services

SIC 4959 | NAICS 562910

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services  (view report)
Waste Treatment & Disposal Services  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Careers in Environmental Remediation

Career guide provides an overview of this environmental service sector, with topics covered in the guide including media applied to (e.g., topsoil, subsoil, sediment, groundwater, and surface water), technologies and methods (e.g., site assessment and mapping, excavation, dredging, solidification and stabilization, oxidation, soil vapor extraction, and bioremediation), and occupational categories.

First Research
Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services

First Research profiles provide analysis, statistics, and forecasts for a wide range of industries, with content sections including industry overview, recent developments, issues and challenges, business trends and opportunities, leading companies, executive insights, financial benchmarking information, and 5-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated monthly; sample report is available online.

EBI, Inc.
Information resources available from this organization include:

Remediation & Industrial Services
Comprehensive research report provides in-depth analysis of this service sector, with topics covered in the report including industry overview, industrial and abatement services, EBJ survey results, U.S. market analysis, federal and state markets, nuclear and coal plant decommissioning, brownfields, abandoned mining sites, other private markets, competitive success factors, and company profiles.

EBJ Survey: The U.S. Remediation Industry
Environmental Business Journal survey analyzes the U.S. market for this service sector, with data provided by the survey including overall U.S. market size, market by client sector, revenue growth by company and segment, revenues by type of project, growth prospects by client sector, number of U.S. hazardous waste sites, breakdown of contracts by type, and trends in technology applications.

Remediation Market DataPack
Excel workbook provides a detailed analysis of this service sector, with information provided in the workbook including historical and forecast market data by project phase, market category, project size, and service segment (e.g., industrial, abatement), technology applications trends, contract trends, top companies ranked by revenue, and projected EPA site numbers and cost estimates.

Freedonia Group
Waste Management & Remediation Services

Comprehensive study provides in-depth analysis of the market for these services, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by service (e.g., waste collection, treatment and disposal, remediation, and material recovery), market (e.g., government, residential, manufacturing, retail/wholesale, service industries, and construction and demolition), and U.S. geographic region.

BCC Research
Global Markets for Environmental Remediation Technologies

Market research report examines the global market for technologies commonly used in remediating environmental contamination, with topics addressed in the report including overview of contaminants and site assessment, overview of current technology types, patent analysis, industry landscape and structure, global market by industrial application and geographic region, and leading player profiles.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Remediation Services  Search for "562910"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

First Research
Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services

Financial information section of this profile includes income statements, balance sheets, and financial ratios by company size for companies that remediate and clean up contaminated buildings, sites, and groundwater, with services provided including excavation and dredging, site reclamation, waste water treatment, toxic material removal, and emergency cleanup of oil, fuels, and other hazardous materials.

Compensation Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services

Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed in this service sector on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with occupational categories covered in the survey including hazardous materials removal workers who remove, transport, and dispose of hazardous materials such as asbestos, lead paint, waste oil, fuel, or contaminated soil.


Free online service provides median salary and hourly wage data for selected job positions in this service sector such as environmental scientist, project manager, project engineer, technician, and heavy equipment operator, with firms for which salary or wage data is provided including CH2M Hill, Inc., Safety-Kleen/Clean Harbors, Inc., Arcadis, U.S., Inc., and Veolia Environmental Services, Inc.

Business Valuation Resources

Small Business Valuation Multiples

Environmental Cleanup and Consulting Services

Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based valuation multiples for small businesses that clean up contaminated buildings, sites, and groundwater, with services provided including removal of asbestos, lead paint, and other toxic materials; demolition, excavation, and dredging; site reclamation; waste water treatment; and emergency response cleanup of oil, fuels, and other hazardous materials.