Establishments classified in this industry are primarily engaged in the construction of apartments, apartment-type condominiums, cooperatives, hotels, motels, and dormitories (including new work, additions, alterations, remodeling, and repair). For additional examples, refer to the Standard Industrial Classification Manual: 1987 (SIC) published by the Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President.
During 1992, the establishments with paid employees classified in this industry accounted for $8.0 billion in total dollar value of business. Of this amount, $7.8 billion were for the value of construction work. These establishments paid out $1.9 billion for materials, components, and supplies and $3.5 billion for construction work subcontracted to others. Costs for selected power, fuels, and lubricants for the industry were $71.0 million. Value added for 1992 was $2.5 billion.
There were 6,490 establishments with total employment averaging 48,803 during the year. Total payroll for 1992 was $1.2 billion.
Larger establishments with 20 employees or more, while representing only 8 percent of the total number of employer establishments in this industry accounted for 53 percent of all business done.
SAMPLE OF ADDITIONAL AVAILABLE 1992 STATISTICS (Dollar values are in thousands) Construction Workers, average 35,107 Other Employees, average 13,696 Fringe Benefits, all employees 271,248 Selected Purchased Services Cost 64,478 Rental Costs 61,732 Total Building Construction Value 7,534,116 Apartment Buildings with two or more 4,389,496 units, including rentals, apartment-type condominiums and cooperatives General Building Contractor Value 5,636,156 General Building Contractor, Remodeling Value 1,819,472 Operative Builder Value 62,201
Data are also available from the 1987 Census of Construction both on CDRom and in printed reports.