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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1998:
Professional, scientific, & technical services
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By detailed employment size By year By state
 
U.S. - Professional, scientific, & technical services by Employment Size of Enterprise
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 641,621 687,992 6,052,365 277,676,568
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 96,052 96,102 0 4,828,230
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 362,486 362,779 697,631 23,908,940
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 93,638 94,431 609,665 22,048,483
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 49,272 51,433 653,036 27,040,826
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 32,770 42,080 1,210,239 59,211,329
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 5,240 14,570 840,861 42,538,851
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,163 26,597 2,040,933 98,099,909
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Professional, scientific, and technical services - by Year
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
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data
Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to 2008 detail 2008 771,725 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 8,032,847 71.4% 52.8% 38.9%
link to 2007 detail 2007 787,157 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 8,179,941 71.4% 52.8% 38.9%
link to 2006 detail 2006 772,025 6.6% 1.3% 0.4% 8,054,094 71.5% 52.6% 38.4%
link to 2005 detail 2005 757,174 6.4% 1.3% 0.4% 7,689,366 71.1% 52.3% 38.3%
link to 2004 detail 2004 734,912 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 7,569,981 70.9% 52.0% 38.4%
link to 2003 detail 2003 714,790 6.6% 1.3% 0.4% 7,340,246 70.6% 51.7% 38.1%
link to 2002 detail 2002 708,000 6.5% 1.2% 0.4% 7,046,205 69.6% 49.9% 35.8%
link to 2001 detail 2001 682,278 6.9% 1.3% 0.4% 7,156,579 70.5% 50.3% 35.9%
link to 2000 detail 2000 670,099 6.7% 1.2% 0.4% 6,816,216 69.7% 49.5% 35.3%
link to 1999 detail 1999 654,464 6.5% 1.2% 0.3% 6,432,422 68.7% 48.5% 34.9%
link to 1998 detail 1998 641,621 6.3% 1.2% 0.3% 6,052,365 67.6% 47.6% 33.7%

 

 

Professional, scientific, & technical services by State
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 641,621 6.3% 1.2% 0.3% 6,052,365 67.6% 47.6% 33.7%
Alabama 7,602 9.1% 3.4% 1.9% 65,196 61.5% 39.3% 24.1%
Alaska 1,497 10.4% 5.1% 3.9% 9,497 53.5% 30.3% 22.8%
Arizona 10,952 9.3% 3.8% 2.1% 98,558 68.6% 49.7% 38.7%
Arkansas 4,500 6.1% 2.1% 1.3% 27,689 49.7% 30.2% 20.3%
California 82,608 8.1% 2.2% 0.9% 923,236 73.3% 54.9% 42.4%
Colorado 15,738 7.9% 3.5% 2.0% 117,745 63.5% 44.8% 33.8%
Connecticut 9,959 8.5% 3.3% 2.0% 78,066 61.4% 40.1% 26.5%
Delaware 1,956 12.1% 5.4% 3.2% 17,047 68.0% 44.8% 29.6%
District of Columbia 3,939 21.7% 11.3% 5.8% 71,142 83.7% 65.7% 44.5%
Florida 45,676 6.1% 2.0% 0.9% 318,849 59.6% 40.5% 28.0%
Georgia 19,647 9.0% 3.7% 1.9% 166,546 67.3% 47.5% 31.8%
Hawaii 2,581 9.8% 4.3% 3.0% 17,143 53.0% 23.4% 15.6%
Idaho 2,590 8.4% 3.6% 2.4% 22,341 63.6% 48.6% 41.3%
Illinois 32,797 8.4% 2.9% 1.4% 311,755 70.5% 51.6% 38.1%
Indiana 10,482 8.6% 2.9% 1.7% 81,705 58.5% 34.0% 23.0%
Iowa 5,160 7.7% 2.8% 1.8% 37,298 54.3% 32.7% 24.4%
Kansas 5,821 9.1% 4.0% 2.3% 49,420 63.7% 43.8% 29.3%
Kentucky 6,670 8.3% 3.4% 1.9% 48,538 55.8% 33.8% 19.7%
Louisiana 9,524 8.3% 2.7% 1.5% 74,833 59.7% 34.9% 21.3%
Maine 2,845 6.9% 2.7% 1.6% 16,710 48.7% 26.6% 15.7%
Maryland 14,944 10.5% 4.0% 1.9% 172,676 75.3% 56.0% 38.6%
Massachusetts 19,639 9.7% 3.8% 1.8% 201,093 71.4% 51.6% 34.3%
Michigan 19,687 9.0% 3.1% 1.5% 192,285 68.3% 47.8% 31.3%
Minnesota 13,565 8.3% 3.0% 1.6% 110,702 65.9% 43.1% 26.6%
Mississippi 3,944 7.6% 2.9% 1.7% 24,891 50.8% 26.8% 15.2%
Missouri 11,387 9.5% 3.7% 1.9% 108,914 67.4% 47.8% 31.7%
Montana 2,358 6.4% 2.6% 1.6% 12,362 41.6% 22.1% 8.3%
Nebraska 3,368 9.4% 3.7% 2.4% 30,406 65.3% 43.7% 30.1%
Nevada 4,678 9.6% 4.0% 2.2% 33,351 60.9% 36.6% 23.2%
New Hampshire 3,673 7.5% 3.0% 1.9% 22,050 50.9% 27.8% 20.8%
New Jersey 27,948 8.1% 2.7% 1.3% 234,874 67.6% 45.6% 31.7%
New Mexico 3,972 9.4% 4.6% 2.6% 35,774 66.3% 50.6% 37.2%
New York 48,485 7.8% 2.3% 1.0% 485,251 71.1% 51.6% 37.5%
North Carolina 15,697 8.2% 3.2% 1.6% 126,895 61.2% 41.5% 28.8%
North Dakota 1,166 8.7% 3.2% 1.5% 7,600 51.9% 26.8% 11.1%
Ohio 21,969 9.3% 3.1% 1.5% 207,802 65.9% 43.7% 28.9%
Oklahoma 7,551 6.7% 2.7% 1.6% 49,646 55.0% 35.8% 22.4%
Oregon 8,894 8.1% 3.1% 1.8% 62,829 57.7% 35.6% 21.3%
Pennsylvania 24,231 9.8% 3.2% 1.6% 266,932 71.3% 50.9% 36.8%
Rhode Island 2,570 7.9% 3.4% 2.1% 15,986 53.9% 30.5% 20.0%
South Carolina 7,193 7.9% 3.3% 1.7% 58,485 60.1% 43.2% 30.1%
South Dakota 1,407 6.3% 2.6% 1.9% 7,499 40.0% 20.0% 10.2%
Tennessee 9,378 9.6% 3.6% 2.0% 86,440 64.6% 43.5% 31.5%
Texas 44,819 8.0% 2.5% 1.3% 413,852 67.2% 47.0% 34.5%
Utah 4,729 11.3% 4.5% 2.9% 43,350 68.9% 42.4% 27.9%
Vermont 1,817 5.4% 2.0% 1.5% 9,232 40.3% 21.1% 15.7%
Virginia 18,214 11.4% 4.5% 1.9% 252,952 78.9% 62.3% 43.2%
Washington 14,779 8.5% 3.3% 1.8% 117,475 63.7% 42.7% 29.2%
West Virginia 2,648 9.5% 3.7% 2.5% 18,473 53.5% 28.3% 14.7%
Wisconsin 9,883 8.7% 2.9% 1.6% 82,864 60.4% 36.8% 24.1%
Wyoming 1,404 5.6% 2.1% 1.4% 6,110 31.5% 11.4% 6.9%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?