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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1998:
Administrative & support services
United States
By detailed employment size By year By state
 
U.S. - Administrative & support 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 288,762 334,174 7,487,633 154,176,518
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 50,454 50,502 0 2,229,206
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 132,446 132,538 272,931 6,146,367
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 45,411 45,641 296,734 6,342,669
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 26,268 27,043 349,931 7,821,841
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 24,042 27,609 959,319 21,025,156
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 7,345 13,014 1,320,751 25,103,924
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,796 37,827 4,287,967 85,507,355
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Administrative and support 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 314,877 12.3% 3.7% 1.1% 9,857,294 89.9% 78.9% 63.9%
link to 2007 detail 2007 311,675 12.4% 3.8% 1.2% 9,628,468 89.9% 78.6% 63.4%
link to 2006 detail 2006 307,185 12.5% 3.9% 1.2% 9,658,292 90.0% 79.0% 63.3%
link to 2005 detail 2005 304,491 12.2% 3.8% 1.1% 8,946,939 89.6% 78.0% 61.6%
link to 2004 detail 2004 294,814 12.6% 3.8% 1.1% 8,364,452 89.0% 76.6% 59.3%
link to 2003 detail 2003 284,555 12.8% 3.9% 1.1% 8,170,921 89.1% 76.6% 59.7%
link to 2002 detail 2002 275,183 12.6% 3.8% 1.1% 7,998,637 89.3% 77.2% 60.8%
link to 2001 detail 2001 294,974 12.4% 3.6% 1.0% 8,761,451 89.1% 77.2% 61.5%
link to 2000 detail 2000 286,393 12.5% 3.7% 1.1% 8,846,617 89.3% 77.9% 62.3%
link to 1999 detail 1999 285,898 12.1% 3.6% 1.0% 8,079,349 88.4% 76.3% 60.0%
link to 1998 detail 1998 288,762 11.8% 3.5% 1.0% 7,487,633 87.7% 74.9% 57.3%

 

 

Administrative & support 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 288,762 11.8% 3.5% 1.0% 7,487,633 87.7% 74.9% 57.3%
Alabama 3,337 16.5% 8.2% 4.4% 96,701 88.9% 78.3% 61.4%
Alaska 815 12.8% 7.1% 5.3% 8,951 73.4% 56.0% 37.4%
Arizona 5,985 16.4% 7.3% 3.9% 175,822 89.4% 77.5% 59.8%
Arkansas 1,806 14.7% 7.7% 4.7% 49,335 88.7% D 63.9%
California 34,659 14.1% 4.4% 1.6% 956,955 87.9% 73.8% 56.7%
Colorado 6,233 14.1% 6.8% 4.0% 142,737 86.8% 74.7% 58.0%
Connecticut 4,677 13.3% 6.3% 3.7% 94,467 85.7% 72.7% 55.0%
Delaware 1,047 20.6% 11.8% 8.4% 24,991 87.7% D D
District of Columbia 903 31.7% 19.9% 10.4% 29,912 91.4% D D
Florida 24,318 10.1% 3.9% 1.9% 693,139 89.8% 81.5% 71.0%
Georgia 8,392 15.3% 7.3% 3.9% 255,498 89.9% 79.6% 63.0%
Hawaii 1,413 18.4% 7.7% 4.2% 30,273 84.2% 65.2% 44.5%
Idaho 1,383 13.6% 6.9% 4.9% 24,267 83.0% D 58.0%
Illinois 13,347 16.2% 6.7% 3.0% 392,976 89.5% 76.9% 58.5%
Indiana 5,590 15.0% 6.8% 3.8% 129,087 85.5% 72.6% 55.9%
Iowa 2,552 15.2% 7.8% 4.4% 55,784 85.9% 74.6% 57.3%
Kansas 2,804 17.0% 8.2% 5.0% 51,293 83.4% D 45.7%
Kentucky 3,069 17.1% 8.4% 4.6% 66,848 85.7% 71.4% 46.9%
Louisiana 3,605 18.4% 8.3% 4.4% 85,030 85.8% 67.4% 43.7%
Maine 1,431 11.9% 5.9% 3.8% 21,868 81.5% 65.9% 45.0%
Maryland 6,332 16.6% 7.4% 3.6% 153,398 86.8% 72.4% 50.7%
Massachusetts 8,018 13.9% 6.1% 2.9% 171,591 86.3% 71.6% 49.4%
Michigan 9,612 16.7% 6.7% 2.7% 262,623 88.8% 74.6% 51.1%
Minnesota 5,469 14.9% 6.2% 3.3% 134,867 88.2% 75.1% 57.7%
Mississippi 1,796 17.1% 8.2% 5.0% 42,114 86.5% D D
Missouri 5,662 14.7% 6.5% 3.6% 121,348 85.8% 71.5% 53.8%
Montana 1,078 9.9% 4.4% 3.2% 10,448 69.7% D D
Nebraska 1,883 15.0% 7.7% 4.7% 50,756 89.1% D D
Nevada 2,808 15.3% 7.3% 4.8% 50,443 82.7% D D
New Hampshire 1,655 14.1% 6.8% 4.2% 29,024 83.4% D D
New Jersey 11,488 12.3% 5.4% 2.5% 237,575 86.0% 72.6% 51.2%
New Mexico 1,574 15.2% 8.8% 6.2% 30,567 D D 55.0%
New York 19,919 12.7% 4.8% 1.9% 431,605 86.9% 72.3% 50.9%
North Carolina 8,284 13.3% 5.7% 3.1% 181,173 85.9% 72.8% 54.6%
North Dakota 627 15.0% 8.5% 5.4% 10,522 D D D
Ohio 11,389 14.8% 5.6% 2.8% 283,985 87.4% 73.3% 55.4%
Oklahoma 3,224 14.6% 7.5% 4.3% 76,404 87.3% 76.4% 56.3%
Oregon 4,006 13.5% 6.1% 3.7% 77,658 83.6% 69.8% 52.8%
Pennsylvania 11,087 15.3% 6.3% 3.2% 264,752 87.1% 72.3% 54.8%
Rhode Island 1,484 13.4% 7.5% 4.9% 27,316 86.1% D 48.6%
South Carolina 3,931 14.8% 6.9% 3.8% 119,783 90.0% 80.1% 64.9%
South Dakota 697 12.8% 7.0% 4.7% 7,610 72.8% D D
Tennessee 5,213 17.5% 8.3% 4.3% 152,224 89.3% 77.3% 59.5%
Texas 18,437 16.4% 6.5% 2.8% 659,852 90.8% 80.0% 63.9%
Utah 2,296 16.0% 7.9% 5.4% 76,787 D D 72.3%
Vermont 780 10.4% 4.9% 3.5% 6,493 67.8% D D
Virginia 7,901 15.9% 7.0% 3.6% 187,574 86.4% 72.8% 53.4%
Washington 7,024 11.3% 4.6% 2.7% 106,005 79.4% 63.8% 49.5%
West Virginia 1,205 17.9% 8.6% 6.5% 21,887 83.3% D 52.7%
Wisconsin 5,093 15.9% 6.7% 3.5% 110,926 85.7% D 47.4%
Wyoming 631 10.8% 5.4% 4.1% 4,389 D D 31.2%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?