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Industry Ratios for Construction - by subsector
Data based on 2002 Economic Census Geographic Area Series and Subject Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. See the Key to Column Headings for definition of terms, how these measures are used, and links to other information. Use Down arrow buttons below or Search above to go to specific industries and for links to 2007 chart Industry Snapshots.
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NAICS
code
Description Total dollar value of business done
($ millions)
Dollar value of business done per estab-
lishment
($1,000)
Dollar value of business done per paid employee($) Dollar value of business done per $ of payroll ($) Dollar value of business done per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
lishments
per million
residents
  Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23 Construction 1,196,556 1,685 166,348 4.71 4,152 35,352 2,465
Detailed industries Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 236 Construction of buildings 521,850 2,463 312,599 8.36 1,811 37,386 735
Detailed industries Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 194,218 3,898 169,883 4.38 674 38,769 173
Detailed industries Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238 Specialty trade contractors 480,488 1,071 109,690 3.26 1,667 33,686 1,557

 

 

Industry Ratios for Construction - by industry
Data based on 2002 Economic Census Geographic Area Series and Subject Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. See the Key to Column Headings for definition of terms, how these measures are used, and links to other information. Use Down arrow buttons below or Search above to go to specific industries and for links to 2007 chart Industry Snapshots.
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NAICS
code
Description Total dollar value of business done
($ millions)
Dollar value of business done per estab-
lishment
($1,000)
Dollar value of business done per paid employee($) Dollar value of business done per $ of payroll ($) Dollar value of business done per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
lishments
per million
residents
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 236 Construction of buildings 521,850 2,463 312,599 8.36 1,811 37,386 735
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 2361 Residential building construction 262,855 1,531 299,310 9.00 912 33,241 596
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23611 Residential building construction 262,855 1,531 299,310 9.00 912 33,241 596
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 236115 New single-family general contractors 61,876 1,058 226,483 7.48 214 30,264 203
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 236116 New multifamily general contractors 16,724 3,827 382,480 9.74 58 39,269 15
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 236117 New housing operative builders 139,221 5,345 577,514 13.25 483 43,573 90
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 236118 Residential remodelers 45,034 544 140,641 5.17 156 27,181 287
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 2362 Nonresidential building construction 258,995 6,444 327,350 7.80 898 41,987 139
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23621 Industrial building construction 17,515 6,258 184,114 4.42 60 41,623 10
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 236210 Industrial building construction 17,515 6,258 184,114 4.42 60 41,623 10
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23622 Commercial building construction 241,480 6,458 346,926 8.25 838 42,036 130
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 236220 Commercial building construction 241,480 6,458 346,926 8.25 838 42,036 130
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NAICS
code
Description Total dollar value of business done
($ millions)
Dollar value of business done per estab-
lishment
($1,000)
Dollar value of business done per paid employee($) Dollar value of business done per $ of payroll ($) Dollar value of business done per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
lishments
per million
residents
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 194,218 3,898 169,883 4.38 674 38,769 173
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 2371 Utility system construction 78,140 3,945 144,806 3.58 271 40,427 69
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23711 Water and sewer system construction 32,482 2,621 163,535 4.41 112 37,058 43
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 237110 Water and sewer system construction 32,482 2,621 163,535 4.41 112 37,058 43
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 11,580 8,166 122,767 2.87 40 42,753 5
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 237120 Oil and gas pipeline construction 11,580 8,166 122,767 2.87 40 42,753 5
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23713 Power and communication system construction 34,078 5,684 138,153 3.27 118 42,250 21
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 237130 Power and communication system construction 34,078 5,684 138,153 3.27 118 42,250 21
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 2372 Land subdivision 13,927 1,649 264,735 6.95 48 38,102 29
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23721 Land subdivision 13,927 1,649 264,735 6.95 48 38,102 29
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 237210 Land subdivision 13,927 1,649 264,735 6.95 48 38,102 29
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 81,412 7,174 198,169 5.20 282 38,104 39
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23731 Highway, street, and bridge construction 81,412 7,174 198,169 5.20 282 38,104 39
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 237310 Highway, street, and bridge construction 81,412 7,174 198,169 5.20 282 38,104 39
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 2379 Other heavy construction 20,739 2,028 147,925 4.28 71 34,585 35
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23799 Other heavy construction 20,739 2,028 147,925 4.28 71 34,585 35
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 237990 Other heavy construction 20,739 2,028 147,925 4.28 71 34,585 35
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NAICS
code
Description Total dollar value of business done
($ millions)
Dollar value of business done per estab-
lishment
($1,000)
Dollar value of business done per paid employee($) Dollar value of business done per $ of payroll ($) Dollar value of business done per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
lishments
per million
residents
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238 Specialty trade contractors 480,488 1,071 109,690 3.26 1,667 33,686 1,557
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 114,441 1,043 100,928 3.38 397 29,842 381
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23811 Poured concrete structure contractors 33,772 1,244 111,924 3.68 117 30,428 94
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238110 Poured concrete structure contractors 33,772 1,244 111,924 3.68 117 30,428 94
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors 8,724 2,015 113,502 3.00 30 37,803 15
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238120 Steel and precast concrete contractors 8,724 2,015 113,502 3.00 30 37,803 15
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23813 Framing contractors 14,429 999 93,914 3.27 50 28,739 50
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238130 Framing contractors 14,429 999 93,914 3.27 50 28,739 50
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23814 Masonry contractors 20,270 787 78,986 2.83 70 27,922 89
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238140 Masonry contractors 20,270 787 78,986 2.83 70 27,922 89
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23815 Glass and glazing contractors 6,270 1,184 125,800 3.57 21 35,276 18
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238150 Glass and glazing contractors 6,270 1,184 125,800 3.57 21 35,276 18
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23816 Roofing contractors 23,012 991 104,921 3.82 79 27,476 81
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238160 Roofing contractors 23,012 991 104,921 3.82 79 27,476 81
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23817 Siding contractors 4,288 642 99,729 3.60 14 27,718 23
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238170 Siding contractors 4,288 642 99,729 3.60 14 27,718 23
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23819 Other building exterior contractors 3,676 1,295 111,895 3.08 12 36,330 10
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238190 Other building exterior contractors 3,676 1,295 111,895 3.08 12 36,330 10
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 2382 Building equipment contractors 215,586 1,374 117,380 3.06 748 38,397 545
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23821 Electrical contractors 82,663 1,315 108,205 2.80 286 38,711 218
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238210 Electrical contractors 82,663 1,315 108,205 2.80 286 38,711 218
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 118,447 1,347 124,146 3.29 411 37,752 305
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238220 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 118,447 1,347 124,146 3.29 411 37,752 305
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23829 Other building equipment contractors 14,476 2,377 122,048 2.94 50 41,568 21
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238290 Other building equipment contractors 14,476 2,377 122,048 2.94 50 41,568 21
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 2383 Building finishing contractors 85,946 720 96,975 3.25 298 29,849 414
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 30,825 1,569 104,233 3.15 106 33,044 68
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238310 Drywall and insulation contractors 30,825 1,569 104,233 3.15 106 33,044 68
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23832 Painting and wall covering contractors 16,869 432 72,557 2.80 58 25,869 135
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238320 Painting and wall covering contractors 16,869 432 72,557 2.80 58 25,869 135
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23833 Flooring contractors 9,388 729 122,556 3.92 32 31,295 45
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238330 Flooring contractors 9,388 729 122,556 3.92 32 31,295 45
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors 5,853 656 99,581 3.19 20 31,207 31
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238340 Tile and terrazzo contractors 5,853 656 99,581 3.19 20 31,207 31
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23835 Finish carpentry contractors 18,134 517 105,532 3.85 62 27,401 122
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238350 Finish carpentry contractors 18,134 517 105,532 3.85 62 27,401 122
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23839 Other building finishing contractors 4,877 1,292 95,941 2.82 16 33,989 13
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238390 Other building finishing contractors 4,877 1,292 95,941 2.82 16 33,989 13
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 2389 Other specialty trade contractors 64,515 1,029 123,208 3.85 223 31,977 218
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23891 Site preparation contractors 37,755 1,234 132,692 3.86 131 34,337 106
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238910 Site preparation contractors 37,755 1,234 132,692 3.86 131 34,337 106
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238910 Site preparation contractors 37,755 1,234 132,692 3.86 131 34,337 106
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 23899 All other specialty trade contractors 26,760 834 111,923 3.84 92 29,169 111
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238990 All other specialty trade contractors 26,760 834 111,923 3.84 92 29,169 111
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 238990 All other specialty trade contractors 26,760 834 111,923 3.84 92 29,169 111


Source: 2002 Economic Census, Geographic Area Series   Questions?