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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1999:
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 654,464 704,779 6,432,422 311,238,501
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 95,185 95,387 0 5,328,055
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 369,819 370,136 710,573 25,468,046
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 95,545 96,315 622,465 23,292,034
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 51,261 53,285 680,510 29,179,029
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 34,973 43,817 1,296,897 65,866,060
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 5,415 14,740 879,193 46,471,196
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,266 31,099 2,242,784 115,634,081
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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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 654,464 6.5% 1.2% 0.3% 6,432,422 68.7% 48.5% 34.9%
Alabama 7,735 9.5% 3.5% 2.0% 69,448 63.8% 41.3% 26.2%
Alaska 1,523 10.3% 5.1% 4.0% 9,612 53.2% 30.2% 24.0%
Arizona 11,315 9.2% 4.0% 2.2% 104,827 69.4% 51.1% 38.1%
Arkansas 4,532 6.0% 2.3% 1.4% 29,663 51.4% 33.4% 21.2%
California 84,819 8.3% 2.3% 0.9% 975,340 73.7% 54.9% 42.9%
Colorado 16,182 8.4% 3.6% 2.1% 132,906 66.9% 48.0% 37.0%
Connecticut 9,892 9.1% 3.5% 2.2% 87,130 64.9% 44.1% 30.4%
Delaware 2,057 12.2% 5.6% 3.5% 18,862 69.0% 45.5% 34.1%
District of Columbia 3,872 22.3% 11.6% 6.3% 74,430 84.4% 67.0% 46.9%
Florida 47,038 6.2% 2.0% 1.0% 338,128 60.7% 41.3% 29.2%
Georgia 20,286 9.1% 3.7% 1.9% 185,219 69.4% 50.3% 35.7%
Hawaii 2,574 10.1% 4.7% 3.3% 18,137 55.1% 29.8% 18.4%
Idaho 2,721 8.8% 3.8% 2.6% 22,432 63.1% 46.9% 37.3%
Illinois 33,442 8.5% 3.0% 1.5% 337,445 72.0% 53.9% 40.8%
Indiana 10,679 8.8% 3.1% 1.7% 85,974 59.8% 35.2% 24.0%
Iowa 5,237 8.1% 2.9% 1.9% 37,151 53.3% 29.2% 20.9%
Kansas 5,918 9.6% 4.4% 2.6% 52,418 66.0% 46.4% 32.3%
Kentucky 6,766 8.5% 3.6% 2.1% 50,705 56.7% 35.0% 19.5%
Louisiana 9,551 8.5% 2.8% 1.6% 75,438 59.9% 35.3% 20.8%
Maine 2,943 7.1% 2.8% 1.9% 18,677 51.2% 28.5% 18.9%
Maryland 15,322 10.8% 4.0% 2.0% 182,531 75.9% 55.8% 38.8%
Massachusetts 19,957 10.0% 3.7% 1.9% 214,495 72.3% 52.0% 36.2%
Michigan 19,872 9.2% 3.1% 1.6% 202,469 69.4% 48.7% 31.7%
Minnesota 13,951 8.6% 3.1% 1.7% 115,887 67.1% 43.9% 26.9%
Mississippi 3,913 7.8% 3.1% 1.9% 26,586 52.7% 30.6% 20.0%
Missouri 11,491 9.7% 3.8% 2.1% 112,157 67.8% 47.4% 33.1%
Montana 2,449 6.7% 2.7% 1.7% 13,502 46.5% 26.2% 12.2%
Nebraska 3,402 9.8% 4.0% 2.7% 31,144 66.1% 44.5% 30.6%
Nevada 4,935 10.3% 4.2% 2.3% 36,692 63.4% 38.3% 22.5%
New Hampshire 3,700 8.1% 3.4% 2.1% 22,565 51.0% 28.8% 19.3%
New Jersey 28,525 8.3% 2.8% 1.3% 251,175 68.5% 46.9% 31.9%
New Mexico 4,006 9.7% 4.6% 2.9% 36,214 66.4% 49.7% 38.7%
New York 49,364 8.1% 2.4% 1.1% 514,993 72.1% 52.4% 38.4%
North Carolina 16,309 8.5% 3.2% 1.8% 137,948 62.4% 42.2% 29.8%
North Dakota 1,190 8.9% 3.4% 1.8% 8,681 57.7% 35.2% 16.8%
Ohio 22,140 9.5% 3.1% 1.6% 217,328 67.0% 44.1% 30.0%
Oklahoma 7,522 6.8% 2.6% 1.6% 49,496 53.6% 31.8% 20.6%
Oregon 9,096 8.3% 3.1% 1.8% 64,913 58.6% 35.4% 22.0%
Pennsylvania 24,784 10.0% 3.3% 1.7% 284,105 72.1% 51.8% 36.4%
Rhode Island 2,585 8.1% 3.5% 2.6% 16,762 53.4% 29.7% 22.1%
South Carolina 7,401 8.4% 3.4% 2.0% 58,207 58.9% 39.5% 26.5%
South Dakota 1,450 6.3% 2.5% 1.7% 7,606 40.4% 20.7% 10.5%
Tennessee 9,420 10.2% 3.9% 2.3% 94,209 67.5% 46.8% 34.9%
Texas 45,347 8.3% 2.6% 1.3% 439,664 68.4% 47.9% 36.0%
Utah 4,919 12.0% 4.8% 3.1% 47,160 70.4% 43.8% 28.9%
Vermont 1,844 5.9% 2.4% 1.7% 10,027 43.2% 26.3% 16.5%
Virginia 18,649 11.5% 4.6% 2.1% 271,952 79.8% 63.2% 45.6%
Washington 15,062 8.7% 3.3% 2.0% 127,011 65.4% 44.1% 30.9%
West Virginia 2,683 10.1% 4.0% 2.6% 19,091 53.6% 26.2% 15.7%
Wisconsin 10,024 9.2% 3.3% 1.8% 87,696 62.0% 38.5% 23.5%
Wyoming 1,399 6.0% 2.4% 1.8% 6,214 31.8% 11.4% 8.6%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?