3Q Middle Market Indicator Reports 8.6% Revenue Growth

For the third quarter of 2018, the annualized rate of revenue growth of middle market companies has surged back to 8.6% from 7.4% in Q2. The average employment growth rate has tapered slightly to 6.4% since last quarter's 6.7%, but remains above the historical average of 4.2%. Confidence in the local, national, and global economies has returned to high rates at 93%, 88%, and 80%, respectively, hovering near all-time records.

Year-End 2023 Webinar Recording

Watch the recording from our latest webinar where Doug Farren, Managing Director of NCMM, reviewed the latest research. You can download the presentation slides here


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Whether you operate a middle market business, run an organization that serves middle market companies or are otherwise invested in the middle market’s success, the National Center for the Middle Market welcomes and values your contributions. The center offers several ways for organizations to partner with us. Learn more below about the ways you can work with the center and play a vital role in advancing the middle market’s prosperity. 


3Q 2018