U.S. Census Bureau home page
Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2000:
Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services
United States
By detailed employment size By year By state By industry
 
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 670,099 722,698 6,816,216 362,008,229
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 101,790 101,935 0 6,472,194
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 371,642 371,994 715,763 26,729,616
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 98,278 99,070 640,070 25,096,627
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 53,176 55,217 706,137 31,763,462
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 37,054 45,377 1,383,599 75,082,116
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 5,812 15,633 962,674 58,381,734
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,347 33,472 2,407,973 138,482,480
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 824 4,344 338,364 21,601,500
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 301 1,779 167,088 12,470,369
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 314 3,007 208,628 12,940,160
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 908 24,342 1,693,893 91,470,451
        Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 304 5,845 271,385 15,858,881
        Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 243 4,497 289,070 15,204,437
        Firms with 10,000 employees or more 361 14,000 1,133,438 60,407,133
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.
More
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.
More
data
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 670,099 6.7% 1.2% 0.4% 6,816,216 69.7% 49.5% 35.3%
link to industry detail Alabama 7,791 9.5% 3.7% 2.1% 72,572 63.9% 42.3% 26.2%
link to industry detail Alaska 1,547 10.4% 5.0% 4.1% 10,918 59.3% 37.6% 31.8%
link to industry detail Arizona 11,763 9.3% 4.0% 2.3% 113,687 70.8% 52.5% 41.3%
link to industry detail Arkansas 4,638 6.2% 2.4% 1.5% 32,262 54.4% 37.3% 25.7%
link to industry detail California 88,543 8.7% 2.3% 0.9% 1,061,160 74.8% 55.5% 41.9%
link to industry detail Colorado 16,856 8.6% 3.7% 2.2% 138,730 67.5% 47.7% 35.7%
link to industry detail Connecticut 9,854 9.6% 3.7% 2.2% 93,567 67.3% 46.3% 32.5%
link to industry detail Delaware 2,093 12.4% 5.5% 3.5% 18,090 67.6% 40.9% 28.3%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 3,892 22.7% 11.7% 6.6% 77,111 84.9% 67.2% 48.2%
link to industry detail Florida 48,364 6.4% 2.0% 1.0% 380,240 64.4% 45.6% 33.8%
link to industry detail Georgia 20,857 9.3% 3.9% 2.1% 202,537 71.3% 52.7% 39.6%
link to industry detail Hawaii 2,604 9.9% 4.8% 3.3% 18,804 55.1% 28.6% 17.2%
link to industry detail Idaho 2,832 9.5% 4.4% 3.0% 25,582 65.6% 49.3% 40.3%
link to industry detail Illinois 33,743 8.6% 3.1% 1.5% 355,199 72.9% 55.0% 41.3%
link to industry detail Indiana 10,778 9.1% 3.2% 1.8% 90,126 61.0% 36.6% 23.6%
link to industry detail Iowa 5,253 8.4% 2.9% 1.9% 38,618 54.9% 29.8% 20.8%
link to industry detail Kansas 6,084 9.7% 4.3% 2.5% 53,304 65.7% 45.3% 31.7%
link to industry detail Kentucky 6,843 9.0% 3.9% 2.1% 54,483 58.4% 36.8% 20.4%
link to industry detail Louisiana 9,669 8.5% 2.9% 1.7% 76,375 59.6% 35.1% 21.6%
link to industry detail Maine 3,015 7.4% 3.1% 2.1% 20,695 55.0% 32.8% 22.9%
link to industry detail Maryland 15,603 11.0% 4.1% 2.0% 192,610 76.6% 56.7% 39.3%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 20,368 10.3% 3.9% 2.0% 232,109 73.9% 53.6% 36.6%
link to industry detail Michigan 20,119 9.7% 3.3% 1.6% 208,560 69.8% 48.1% 29.1%
link to industry detail Minnesota 14,409 8.5% 3.1% 1.7% 122,574 67.5% 45.0% 27.8%
link to industry detail Mississippi 3,952 8.0% 3.2% 2.0% 26,724 52.4% 29.3% 21.3%
link to industry detail Missouri 11,647 9.7% 3.8% 2.1% 119,221 69.0% 49.4% 34.8%
link to industry detail Montana 2,502 6.6% 2.8% 1.7% 14,727 48.4% 30.2% 15.7%
link to industry detail Nebraska 3,483 10.2% 4.4% 3.0% 32,705 67.0% 45.1% 34.4%
link to industry detail Nevada 5,282 10.4% 4.3% 2.4% 40,793 65.4% 40.7% 25.7%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 3,758 8.1% 3.2% 1.9% 24,267 53.3% 30.7% 20.0%
link to industry detail New Jersey 29,160 8.4% 2.8% 1.4% 262,672 69.4% 47.6% 33.1%
link to industry detail New Mexico 3,981 10.1% 4.8% 3.1% 37,349 68.0% 51.6% 39.6%
link to industry detail New York 50,842 8.3% 2.4% 1.1% 535,845 72.5% 52.3% 37.9%
link to industry detail North Carolina 16,765 8.8% 3.4% 1.9% 149,863 64.8% 44.3% 31.5%
link to industry detail North Dakota 1,187 8.9% 2.9% 1.6% 9,081 59.4% 35.4% 16.6%
link to industry detail Ohio 22,206 9.8% 3.2% 1.6% 229,546 68.5% 46.3% 32.0%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 7,666 7.0% 2.8% 1.7% 52,662 55.8% 35.7% 22.6%
link to industry detail Oregon 9,296 8.1% 3.3% 1.9% 66,901 58.2% 36.8% 22.0%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 25,362 10.2% 3.4% 1.7% 295,444 72.7% 52.1% 37.1%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 2,692 8.6% 3.7% 2.6% 18,152 56.4% 32.2% 23.3%
link to industry detail South Carolina 7,518 8.9% 3.6% 2.1% 60,460 60.4% 39.8% 26.8%
link to industry detail South Dakota 1,456 6.3% 2.8% 1.6% 8,298 42.1% 24.2% 11.8%
link to industry detail Tennessee 9,424 10.4% 4.0% 2.3% 95,083 67.3% 46.9% 33.8%
link to industry detail Texas 45,940 8.4% 2.6% 1.3% 445,044 68.1% 46.8% 34.7%
link to industry detail Utah 5,201 12.1% 5.1% 3.2% 50,856 71.8% 45.4% 28.2%
link to industry detail Vermont 1,891 6.5% 2.5% 1.6% 11,160 47.3% 27.1% 18.3%
link to industry detail Virginia 19,336 11.8% 4.7% 2.1% 287,437 80.2% 63.2% 45.7%
link to industry detail Washington 15,440 9.1% 3.5% 2.0% 136,540 66.8% 45.7% 30.4%
link to industry detail West Virginia 2,704 10.3% 4.3% 2.7% 20,135 54.8% 28.3% 15.5%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 10,129 9.8% 3.4% 1.8% 89,025 61.9% 37.0% 21.7%
link to industry detail Wyoming 1,424 6.0% 2.5% 1.5% 6,313 33.2% 12.0% 8.2%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services by Subsector
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.
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 +
  54 Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 670,099 6.7% 1.2% 0.4% 6,816,216 69.7% 49.5% 35.3%
link to industry detail 541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 670,099 6.7% 1.2% 0.4% 6,816,216 69.7% 49.5% 35.3%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services by Industry
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.
More
data
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 541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 670,099 6.7% 1.2% 0.4% 6,816,216 69.7% 49.5% 35.3%
link to state detail 5411   Legal services 169,204 4.8% 0.6% 0.1% 1,088,963 52.3% 28.6% 14.0%
link to state detail 54111    Offices of lawyers 162,011 4.6% 0.6% 0.1% 1,023,682 51.9% 28.4% 13.6%
link to state detail 54119    Other legal services 7,220 8.6% 1.8% 0.7% 65,281 58.3% 32.4% 19.8%
link to state detail 541191     Title abstract & settlement offices 5,524 9.3% 1.8% 0.7% 54,474 58.4% 32.1% 20.8%
link to state detail 541199     All other legal services 1,696 6.4% 1.7% 0.8% 10,807 58.0% 33.7% 14.7%
link to state detail 5412   Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services 94,067 5.1% 1.0% 0.3% 1,164,194 74.1% 61.8% 53.6%
link to state detail 541211     Offices of certified public accountants 51,446 4.5% 0.5% 0.1% 427,028 57.5% 39.9% 34.2%
link to state detail 541213     Tax return preparation services 11,815 5.8% 0.5% 0.1% 178,009 77.6% 65.5% 61.7%
link to state detail 541214     Payroll services 2,450 32.3% 15.1% 5.6% 410,093 98.3% 93.8% 82.9%
link to state detail 541219     Other accounting services 28,446 3.7% 1.0% 0.4% 149,064 50.6% 32.1% 19.2%
link to state detail 5413   Architectural, engineering, & related services 91,816 10.7% 2.0% 0.6% 1,213,355 72.6% 47.8% 30.7%
link to state detail 54131    Architectural services 21,272 8.0% 1.0% 0.2% 179,467 54.6% 24.1% 9.9%
link to state detail 54132    Landscape Architectural Services 6,390 6.4% 0.6% 0.1% 38,271 45.9% 11.4% 0.8%
link to state detail 54133    Engineering services 45,579 13.7% 3.1% 0.9% 816,031 80.0% 57.4% 38.8%
link to state detail 54134    Drafting services 2,186 4.2% 0.6% 0.2% 10,204 40.4% 10.9% 4.1%
link to state detail 54135    Building inspection services 3,280 3.7% 0.7% 0.2% 13,738 42.5% 16.5% 3.2%
link to state detail 54136    Geophysical surveying & mapping services 623 8.2% 2.7% 1.1% 7,081 73.8% 56.4% 40.6%
link to state detail 54137    Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 8,720 6.3% 0.9% 0.3% 58,676 39.5% 13.9% 6.4%
link to state detail 54138    Testing laboratories 4,040 22.9% 5.9% 2.4% 89,887 81.8% 53.5% 33.3%
link to state detail 5414   Specialized design services 28,196 4.1% 0.6% 0.2% 139,726 41.0% 16.5% 9.3%
link to state detail 54141    Interior design services 10,376 3.3% 0.4% 0.2% 44,206 32.6% 10.3% 4.6%
link to state detail 54142    Industrial design services 1,388 9.6% 2.3% 1.1% 13,898 70.2% D D
link to state detail 54143    Graphic design services 15,265 4.1% 0.5% 0.2% 74,882 39.4% 14.1% 6.7%
link to state detail 54149    Other specialized design services 1,171 4.8% 0.8% 0.5% 6,740 53.0% D D
link to state detail 5415   Computer systems design & related services 90,776 8.6% 2.0% 0.7% 1,171,236 80.6% 60.6% 43.1%
link to state detail 541511     Custom computer programming services 39,061 10.3% 2.5% 0.9% 490,319 80.2% 55.5% 34.3%
link to state detail 541512     Computer systems design services 31,560 9.6% 2.7% 1.0% 521,454 83.5% 67.2% 52.0%
link to state detail 541513     Computer facilities management services 1,013 20.8% 10.3% 4.9% 62,843 95.5% 88.7% 76.5%
link to state detail 541519     Other computer related services 19,472 4.3% 0.9% 0.3% 96,620 57.6% 31.8% 17.9%
link to state detail 5416   Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 92,031 5.8% 1.6% 0.7% 711,611 70.0% 50.3% 35.5%
link to state detail 54161    Management consulting services 69,271 6.1% 1.9% 0.8% 586,056 73.0% 54.4% 39.5%
link to state detail 541611     Administrative management & general management consulting service 29,917 6.8% 2.5% 1.1% 298,353 78.3% 62.3% 47.8%
link to state detail 541612     Human resources & executive search consulting services 16,376 6.6% 1.7% 0.7% 146,249 70.1% 49.1% 33.6%
link to state detail 541613     Marketing consulting services 16,118 4.4% 1.4% 0.7% 88,106 62.6% 42.1% 25.2%
link to state detail 541614     Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services 3,533 9.2% 2.9% 1.6% 35,961 76.9% 54.1% 40.9%
link to state detail 541618     Other management consulting services 3,442 5.1% 1.5% 0.7% 17,387 52.4% 27.1% 16.6%
link to state detail 54162    Environmental consulting services 7,002 7.8% 1.7% 0.7% 54,230 59.7% 32.9% 17.4%
link to state detail 54169    Other scientific & technical consulting services 15,838 3.9% 0.9% 0.4% 71,325 52.6% 29.9% 16.2%
link to state detail 5417   Scientific research & development services 10,431 20.3% 6.9% 2.9% 359,097 90.5% 74.4% 55.6%
link to state detail 54171    R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences 8,524 21.0% 7.3% 3.2% 319,453 91.3% 75.9% 58.2%
link to state detail 54172    Research & development in the social sciences & humanities 1,925 17.8% 5.7% 2.0% 39,644 83.7% 61.7% 34.8%
link to state detail 5418   Advertising & related services 36,425 9.2% 1.8% 0.7% 472,312 74.1% 52.4% 38.8%
link to state detail 54181    Advertising agencies 12,977 9.6% 1.5% 0.6% 167,215 73.1% 49.8% 38.5%
link to state detail 54182    Public relations agencies 5,923 6.6% 1.2% 0.5% 52,253 64.2% 42.2% 31.6%
link to state detail 54183    Media buying services 813 10.7% 4.1% 1.4% 9,780 74.2% 52.3% 30.2%
link to state detail 54184    Media representatives 2,193 11.3% 4.0% 2.5% 35,959 79.9% 64.0% 51.7%
link to state detail 54185    Display advertising 1,870 9.1% 2.3% 1.2% 45,148 86.5% 76.6% 69.8%
link to state detail 54186    Direct mail advertising 3,270 22.5% 5.7% 2.0% 85,472 85.6% 59.9% 36.9%
link to state detail 54187    Advertising material distribution services 499 13.0% 6.0% 2.8% 6,534 78.1% 53.8% 21.4%
link to state detail 54189    Other services related to advertising 9,012 6.2% 1.2% 0.6% 69,951 58.2% 35.7% 23.1%
link to state detail 5419   Other professional, scientific, & technical services 58,316 6.6% 0.7% 0.2% 495,722 53.9% 31.2% 21.4%
link to state detail 54191    Marketing research & public opinion polling 3,542 21.7% 6.1% 1.8% 118,400 91.0% 71.1% 46.3%
link to state detail 54192    Photographic services 13,190 3.3% 0.5% 0.2% 77,910 54.8% 38.3% 29.5%
link to state detail 541921     Photographic studios, portrait 9,057 3.1% 0.5% 0.1% 60,274 58.9% 45.3% 36.7%
link to state detail 541922     Commercial photography 4,145 3.9% 0.7% 0.2% 17,636 40.7% 14.3% 4.8%
link to state detail 54193    Translation & interpretation services 1,146 6.6% 1.0% 0.3% 6,710 54.6% 21.2% 4.8%
link to state detail 54194    Veterinary Services 23,993 8.5% 0.1% 0.0% 219,868 33.1% 6.3% 4.6%
link to state detail 54199    All other professional, scientific, & technical services 16,452 3.2% 0.6% 0.2% 72,834 55.4% 34.8% 24.5%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

All-sector table By detailed employment size By year By state By industry Data in formats for downloading

Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?