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Crime Scene Cleanup Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Crime Scene Cleanup Services Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Environmental Science | May 2015

Deep cleaning: A declining crime rate will cause industry revenue to contract

IBISWorld’s Crime Scene Cleanup Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$358m
Annual Growth 10-15
-1.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
1,296
Businesses
612
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

A declining crime rate is causing industry revenue to fall, as participants compete among each other for a decreasing number of jobs. As a result, operators must compete on price, which is causing profit to contract. Luckily for industry operators, crime is going nowhere any time soon. Although revenue is forecast to continue contracting over the next five years, well-established and experienced operators are expected to gain market share as unsuccessful companies exit.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Crime Scene Cleanup Services industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages in 2015, $0.12 is spent on capital. Companies in the industry need a limited amount of capital equipment. Aside from a van for transportation, industry purchases need only consist of chemical-spill proof boots, a hazmat suit, heavy-duty gloves and double-filter respirators. This equipment can be purchased for less than $5,000, while industry operators may garner more than that from one job alone.

Labor is the most important aspect of the industry, as crime scene cleanup requires skilled personnel comfortable performing tasks most people consider grotesque. The average industry employee commands an average annual wage of about $56,327... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Crime Scene Cleanup Services Industry?

This industry provides a variety of cleaning services at crime and trauma scenes, including cleanup of homicides, suicides and other incidents where blood and bodily fluids are present. Additionally, the industry cleans and decontaminates chemically contaminated sites, such as methamphetamine laboratories. Industry operators are hired by the property owner of the site of the crime scene, although an individual’s or business’ insurance policy typically covers services.

Industry Products
Suicide and homicide cleanupDecomposition and undiscovered death cleanupBlood cleanup
 
Industry Activities
Homicide cleanupSuicide cleanupUnattended death cleanupBlood cleanupDecontaminating illicit drug laboratoriesTear gas cleanup


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