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U.S. - Information 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 77,052 126,510 3,234,530 170,282,356
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 13,053 13,148 0 1,661,773
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 31,572 31,642 64,422 2,805,283
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 12,096 12,220 79,793 2,648,689
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 8,954 9,276 120,692 4,284,898
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 8,439 10,247 325,823 13,688,908
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,923 5,462 322,761 16,431,139
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,015 44,515 2,321,039 128,761,666
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 341 2,504 150,577 9,178,712
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 135 1,734 88,422 4,973,446
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 110 1,770 95,124 5,838,142
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 429 38,507 1,986,916 108,771,366
        Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 132 2,403 182,472 10,195,590
        Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 96 4,349 203,450 7,133,726
        Firms with 10,000 employees or more 201 31,755 1,600,994 91,442,050
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Information - by Year
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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 72,749 15.7% 4.3% 1.5% 3,434,234 92.9% 83.5% 73.3%
link to 2007 detail 2007 75,686 14.4% 3.9% 1.4% 3,399,313 92.7% 83.7% 74.2%
link to 2006 detail 2006 74,952 14.9% 4.0% 1.4% 3,396,246 92.6% 83.2% 73.7%
link to 2005 detail 2005 75,261 15.0% 4.0% 1.5% 3,402,599 92.7% 83.3% 73.8%
link to 2004 detail 2004 75,271 15.3% 4.1% 1.5% 3,472,427 92.8% 83.3% 73.8%
link to 2003 detail 2003 75,786 15.6% 4.2% 1.6% 3,599,902 93.0% 83.7% 74.4%
link to 2002 detail 2002 77,605 14.6% 3.9% 1.4% 3,536,120 92.6% 83.6% 74.4%
link to 2001 detail 2001 77,459 15.9% 4.2% 1.5% 3,754,698 92.8% 83.3% 73.5%
link to 2000 detail 2000 79,565 15.4% 4.0% 1.4% 3,545,731 92.3% 82.1% 71.9%
link to 1999 detail 1999 77,052 14.8% 3.8% 1.3% 3,234,530 91.8% 81.7% 71.8%
link to 1998 detail 1998 75,299 14.9% 3.8% 1.3% 3,142,024 91.6% 81.4% 71.3%

 

 

Information by State
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State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to industry detail United States 77,052 14.8% 3.8% 1.3% 3,234,530 91.8% 81.7% 71.8%
link to industry detail Alabama 853 26.6% 15.0% 9.8% 38,279 91.8% 83.0% 72.1%
link to industry detail Alaska 230 22.2% 10.0% 6.5% 5,882 85.5% 69.7% 53.3%
link to industry detail Arizona 1,340 25.5% 15.4% 11.2% 50,630 92.7% 83.4% 76.2%
link to industry detail Arkansas 556 24.5% 12.6% 9.5% 21,478 90.2% 80.1% 74.2%
link to industry detail California 14,397 15.4% 5.7% 2.6% 470,149 91.1% 79.8% 68.1%
link to industry detail Colorado 1,969 24.1% 14.1% 9.3% 86,752 93.4% 86.0% 76.6%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,199 25.8% 13.3% 9.2% 48,013 92.5% 80.1% 70.2%
link to industry detail Delaware 237 28.7% 19.0% 17.3% 8,068 92.8% 83.7% 75.7%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 530 35.7% 22.8% 15.5% 24,045 94.7% 86.2% 72.5%
link to industry detail Florida 4,618 15.2% 8.1% 4.8% 155,751 91.8% 84.3% 75.4%
link to industry detail Georgia 2,345 24.0% 13.5% 8.1% 115,618 94.0% 85.9% 78.5%
link to industry detail Hawaii 309 25.9% 16.8% 13.9% 8,026 87.4% 77.0% 72.4%
link to industry detail Idaho 382 32.7% 18.8% 16.0% 10,482 88.3% 71.6% 63.8%
link to industry detail Illinois 3,443 24.5% 13.1% 7.9% 132,972 92.1% 81.9% 70.8%
link to industry detail Indiana 1,240 27.3% 14.7% 10.1% 45,107 91.1% 78.3% 66.4%
link to industry detail Iowa 940 25.0% 13.5% 9.9% 38,877 90.1% 80.8% 72.5%
link to industry detail Kansas 847 25.0% 15.3% 11.6% 36,554 91.5% 83.7% 75.4%
link to industry detail Kentucky 820 26.3% 15.0% 10.7% 28,091 89.6% 78.0% 67.1%
link to industry detail Louisiana 736 27.6% 15.9% 11.1% 27,575 91.1% 80.7% 70.9%
link to industry detail Maine 475 20.6% 10.3% 6.3% 10,077 83.5% 65.8% 38.5%
link to industry detail Maryland 1,570 24.1% 13.7% 8.9% 62,145 92.8% 83.6% 70.5%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 2,579 26.6% 12.5% 7.4% 115,593 93.0% 81.3% 69.5%
link to industry detail Michigan 2,052 25.2% 12.4% 8.3% 93,828 93.1% 83.5% 76.6%
link to industry detail Minnesota 1,772 23.7% 11.3% 8.1% 57,654 89.8% 76.4% 66.1%
link to industry detail Mississippi 478 28.7% 17.4% 12.6% 15,192 87.7% 73.0% 62.5%
link to industry detail Missouri 1,493 25.5% 13.3% 8.7% 77,072 93.2% 84.9% 76.8%
link to industry detail Montana 369 19.8% 11.4% 8.7% 7,676 81.3% 68.9% 58.9%
link to industry detail Nebraska 528 28.2% 17.0% 11.7% 29,029 93.2% 85.8% 76.7%
link to industry detail Nevada 693 18.5% 11.5% 9.1% 15,508 86.7% 75.8% 71.5%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 561 26.2% 14.8% 8.9% 13,421 85.9% 68.4% 41.8%
link to industry detail New Jersey 2,619 21.0% 10.8% 6.8% 121,049 93.5% 85.8% 76.8%
link to industry detail New Mexico 534 25.8% 16.5% 13.1% 14,105 88.0% 75.4% 66.7%
link to industry detail New York 7,706 17.5% 6.7% 3.6% 277,571 91.7% 80.9% 70.9%
link to industry detail North Carolina 1,720 23.1% 11.7% 8.4% 66,617 91.5% 81.0% 71.2%
link to industry detail North Dakota 256 30.5% 16.4% 12.5% 8,085 88.2% 71.8% 57.4%
link to industry detail Ohio 2,106 24.3% 12.4% 8.9% 111,096 93.4% 85.0% 77.7%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 836 24.0% 14.0% 10.6% 31,788 91.0% 82.2% 73.4%
link to industry detail Oregon 1,189 23.6% 13.0% 8.0% 33,946 88.5% 75.8% 57.7%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 2,834 24.1% 11.7% 6.9% 128,182 92.3% 82.0% 71.1%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 281 28.5% 15.7% 12.1% 9,896 91.5% 78.5% 72.1%
link to industry detail South Carolina 708 23.6% 15.1% 11.6% 28,650 91.5% 83.5% 73.3%
link to industry detail South Dakota 296 27.4% 13.2% 8.4% 6,988 84.5% 65.9% 50.6%
link to industry detail Tennessee 1,525 22.0% 11.6% 8.1% 45,862 88.9% 76.8% 67.9%
link to industry detail Texas 4,974 20.5% 9.9% 5.6% 223,049 92.5% 84.0% 76.2%
link to industry detail Utah 773 25.4% 15.7% 11.6% 26,506 91.0% 80.9% 67.1%
link to industry detail Vermont 393 21.4% 9.2% 6.4% 6,527 79.5% 56.0% 42.1%
link to industry detail Virginia 2,119 24.5% 13.4% 8.6% 109,090 93.7% 85.8% 76.7%
link to industry detail Washington 1,911 24.3% 12.6% 8.6% 71,134 91.6% 80.4% 71.4%
link to industry detail West Virginia 357 25.8% 16.5% 12.3% 12,430 89.3% 81.3% 69.6%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 1,225 25.4% 12.6% 8.5% 48,569 90.6% 79.3% 68.1%
link to industry detail Wyoming 217 28.6% 12.0% 10.1% 3,846 80.9% 47.9% 39.6%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Information by Subsector
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Industry
detail
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
  51 Information 77,052 14.8% 3.8% 1.3% 3,234,530 91.8% 81.7% 71.8%
link to industry detail 511 Publishing industries 26,464 18.5% 5.3% 1.9% 1,004,697 89.9% 76.1% 61.3%
link to industry detail 512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 18,497 7.7% 1.7% 0.7% 293,369 82.0% 68.0% 57.8%
link to industry detail 513 Broadcasting & telecommunications 17,628 18.6% 4.9% 1.8% 1,504,242 95.5% 89.5% 83.4%
link to industry detail 514 Information services & data processing services 14,851 14.5% 4.8% 2.3% 432,222 89.9% 77.3% 65.1%
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U.S. - Information by Industry
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 511 Publishing industries 26,464 18.5% 5.3% 1.9% 1,004,697 89.9% 76.1% 61.3%
link to state detail 5111   Newspaper, periodical, book, & database publishers 17,540 17.0% 4.8% 1.6% 700,034 90.3% 78.3% 64.9%
link to state detail 51111    Newspaper publishers 6,415 19.8% 5.4% 2.0% 393,543 92.8% 83.6% 73.3%
link to state detail 51112    Periodical publishers 5,465 15.9% 5.3% 2.2% 126,824 84.0% 66.4% 47.4%
link to state detail 51113    Book publishers 2,495 17.2% 6.3% 2.8% 81,391 90.4% 77.0% 61.9%
link to state detail 51114    Database & directory publishers 849 21.6% 10.5% 5.2% 31,665 90.6% 79.6% 57.1%
link to state detail 51119    Other publishers 2,533 17.5% 6.1% 3.0% 66,611 87.2% 70.8% 55.8%
link to state detail 511191     Greeting card publishers 95 29.5% 13.7% 4.2% 18,158 98.4% 94.9% 83.4%
link to state detail 511199     All other publishers 2,438 17.0% 5.8% 3.0% 48,453 83.0% 61.8% 45.5%
link to state detail 5112   Software publishers 8,961 21.8% 6.6% 2.8% 304,663 89.1% 70.9% 53.2%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
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link to state detail 512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 18,497 7.7% 1.7% 0.7% 293,369 82.0% 68.0% 57.8%
link to state detail 5121   Motion picture & video industries 15,434 8.1% 1.8% 0.7% 270,164 83.7% 70.4% 60.4%
link to state detail 51211    Motion picture & video production 9,581 5.2% 1.3% 0.6% 72,505 70.0% 49.5% 39.2%
link to state detail 51212    Motion picture & video distribution 579 13.5% 5.9% 3.8% 27,669 93.1% 87.7% 83.5%
link to state detail 51213    Motion picture & video exhibition 2,240 19.7% 4.3% 1.4% 137,137 92.6% 83.9% 75.4%
link to state detail 512131     Motion picture theaters (except drive-ins) 1,999 21.5% 4.8% 1.6% 135,208 92.8% 84.4% 75.8%
link to state detail 512132     Drive-in motion picture theaters 271 12.5% 4.8% 2.2% 1,929 73.8% 53.0% 45.2%
link to state detail 51219    Postproduction & other motion picture & video industries 3,079 9.0% 2.0% 0.7% 32,853 68.7% 45.4% 25.2%
link to state detail 512191     Teleproduction & other postproduction services 2,757 8.9% 2.0% 0.7% 28,490 67.5% 43.3% 21.4%
link to state detail 512199     Other motion picture & video industries 330 12.4% 4.2% 2.4% 4,363 76.5% 59.0% 50.1%
link to state detail 5122   Sound recording industries 3,077 6.2% 1.5% 0.7% 23,205 62.9% 40.8% 28.0%
link to state detail 51221    Record production 271 4.1% 0.7% 0.7% 1,042 36.3% D D
link to state detail 51222    Integrated record production/distribution 263 11.8% 4.2% 2.7% 6,705 89.0% 76.0% 67.3%
link to state detail 51223    Music publishers 671 8.6% 3.1% 1.8% 5,229 68.3% 42.8% 22.1%
link to state detail 51224    Sound recording studios 1,539 5.0% 0.7% 0.3% 7,250 36.5% 6.1% 0.6%
link to state detail 51229    Other sound recording industries 343 7.0% 2.9% 1.5% 2,979 68.3% D D
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 513 Broadcasting & telecommunications 17,628 18.6% 4.9% 1.8% 1,504,242 95.5% 89.5% 83.4%
link to state detail 5131   Radio & television broadcasting 6,146 24.4% 5.7% 2.2% 250,271 88.2% 71.6% 59.1%
link to state detail 51311    Radio broadcasting 5,086 21.7% 4.0% 1.6% 123,469 78.7% 53.9% 41.5%
link to state detail 513111     Radio networks 268 30.6% 12.3% 6.3% 8,644 90.6% 73.4% 56.9%
link to state detail 513112     Radio stations 4,842 21.6% 3.8% 1.5% 114,825 77.8% 52.4% 40.3%
link to state detail 51312    Television broadcasting 1,119 40.4% 18.2% 7.8% 126,802 97.5% 88.9% 76.3%
link to state detail 5132   Cable networks & program distribution 1,855 19.7% 8.4% 4.6% 182,119 96.5% 92.1% 86.2%
link to state detail 51321    Cable networks 373 29.2% 16.1% 10.2% 33,171 96.7% 91.1% 78.7%
link to state detail 51322    Cable & other program distribution 1,513 19.0% 8.2% 5.0% 148,948 96.4% 92.4% 87.9%
link to state detail 5133   Telecommunications 9,749 15.6% 4.6% 1.7% 1,071,852 97.1% 93.2% 88.5%
link to state detail 51331    Wired telecommunications carriers 3,188 22.6% 6.6% 2.5% 815,662 98.7% 96.2% 93.6%
link to state detail 51332    Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) 3,597 12.3% 3.7% 1.9% 186,048 93.9% 87.9% 82.3%
link to state detail 513321     Paging 2,042 11.0% 3.4% 1.9% 71,248 91.1% 83.4% 77.6%
link to state detail 513322     Cellular & other wireless telecommunications 1,583 15.5% 5.8% 3.0% 114,800 95.6% 90.7% 85.3%
link to state detail 51333    Telecommunications resellers 1,709 16.8% 6.8% 2.4% 43,600 88.1% 72.0% 43.9%
link to state detail 51334    Satellite telecommunications 474 20.7% 10.5% 5.9% 17,608 91.8% 80.4% 60.0%
link to state detail 51339    Other telecommunications 888 8.8% 3.6% 1.8% 8,934 73.3% 54.7% 28.2%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 514 Information services & data processing services 14,851 14.5% 4.8% 2.3% 432,222 89.9% 77.3% 65.1%
link to state detail 5141   Information services 10,005 11.5% 3.3% 1.6% 149,238 80.1% 60.0% 43.4%
link to state detail 51411    News syndicates 324 22.2% 11.4% 8.3% 11,363 93.1% 81.7% 66.8%
link to state detail 51412    Libraries & archives 2,298 12.4% 1.7% 0.5% 31,031 70.5% 41.2% 24.2%
link to state detail 51419    Other information services 7,397 10.9% 3.6% 1.8% 106,844 81.5% 63.1% 46.5%
link to state detail 514191     On-line information services 7,099 10.7% 3.4% 1.7% 98,875 80.8% 61.8% 45.4%
link to state detail 514199     All other information services 309 18.1% 12.0% 6.5% 7,969 90.3% 79.5% 60.0%
link to state detail 5142   Data processing services 4,879 21.4% 8.5% 4.2% 282,984 95.0% 86.5% 76.5%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?