Other heavy and civil engineering construction (NAICS 237990) industry trends
The other heavy and civil engineering construction industry includes firms that work on heavy and engineering construction projects excluding highway, street, bridge and distribution line construction. This industry includes channel construction, land drainage contractors, marine construction, nuclear waste disposal site construction as well as dam construction. The work performed in this industry may be new work, reconstruction, rehabilitation and repairs.
The Census Bureau’s most recent data indicates that there are approximately 36,424 firms within this industry.
According to Sageworks’ industry data, the industry’s net profit margin during the last 12 months was 4.02 percent. During this time, the average gross profit margin was 26.26 percent.
The graph below shows business statistics for the average company in the other heavy and civil engineering construction industry.