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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2001:
Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services
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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 682,278 736,454 7,156,579 374,409,080
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 99,441 99,540 0 5,628,546
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 381,588 381,988 734,101 27,601,853
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 99,645 100,481 649,577 25,551,817
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 54,576 56,515 726,768 32,937,847
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 38,425 46,326 1,444,537 77,270,083
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 6,178 16,013 1,034,036 60,716,915
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,425 35,591 2,567,560 144,702,019
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 846 4,652 356,012 22,383,595
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 368 2,458 216,700 14,220,670
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 316 3,175 226,277 14,414,129
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 895 25,306 1,768,571 93,683,625
        Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 286 4,258 259,446 14,832,192
        Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 235 5,938 272,598 14,117,252
        Firms with 10,000 employees or more 374 15,110 1,236,527 64,734,181
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Professional, scientific, and technical services - 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 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
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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 682,278 6.9% 1.3% 0.4% 7,156,579 70.5% 50.3% 35.9%
link to industry detail Alabama 7,921 9.7% 3.7% 2.2% 76,061 65.2% 43.6% 26.9%
link to industry detail Alaska 1,575 10.3% 5.1% 4.0% 11,404 59.2% 37.8% 33.5%
link to industry detail Arizona 12,264 9.1% 3.8% 2.3% 117,366 70.4% 51.9% 40.7%
link to industry detail Arkansas 4,691 6.4% 2.6% 1.5% 31,999 54.2% 37.0% 20.7%
link to industry detail California 90,577 9.0% 2.4% 0.9% 1,177,669 76.5% 57.8% 43.8%
link to industry detail Colorado 17,440 8.7% 3.8% 2.1% 149,387 68.7% 49.4% 36.0%
link to industry detail Connecticut 9,819 9.9% 3.9% 2.3% 95,724 68.0% 47.1% 33.0%
link to industry detail Delaware 2,138 12.4% 5.8% 3.7% 19,564 68.7% 42.9% 29.9%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 3,910 23.3% 12.1% 6.9% 80,331 85.7% 68.0% 49.5%
link to industry detail Florida 50,323 6.3% 2.0% 1.0% 371,157 62.2% 42.4% 30.3%
link to industry detail Georgia 21,403 9.4% 3.9% 2.1% 205,699 71.3% 51.9% 37.8%
link to industry detail Hawaii 2,695 10.5% 4.9% 3.2% 19,500 56.6% 28.2% 17.0%
link to industry detail Idaho 2,947 9.4% 4.3% 3.0% 29,655 70.0% 55.2% 47.7%
link to industry detail Illinois 34,053 8.7% 3.1% 1.5% 353,262 72.2% 53.9% 39.8%
link to industry detail Indiana 10,861 9.3% 3.2% 1.8% 91,045 61.4% 36.0% 22.8%
link to industry detail Iowa 5,339 8.3% 2.9% 1.8% 38,349 53.8% 27.6% 17.7%
link to industry detail Kansas 6,152 9.5% 4.3% 2.5% 52,362 64.0% 43.1% 28.4%
link to industry detail Kentucky 6,894 9.1% 3.7% 2.2% 56,400 59.9% 37.8% 22.9%
link to industry detail Louisiana 9,863 8.6% 2.9% 1.7% 79,445 60.5% 36.5% 20.1%
link to industry detail Maine 3,080 7.5% 3.3% 2.1% 22,612 57.9% 37.5% 24.7%
link to industry detail Maryland 16,039 11.1% 4.2% 2.1% 207,526 77.4% 58.3% 41.1%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 20,434 10.7% 4.2% 2.0% 257,577 75.8% 56.7% 38.2%
link to industry detail Michigan 20,262 9.7% 3.3% 1.6% 212,598 70.2% 48.4% 30.1%
link to industry detail Minnesota 14,508 8.5% 3.1% 1.8% 123,646 67.2% 44.4% 28.4%
link to industry detail Mississippi 3,958 8.6% 3.3% 2.0% 28,387 54.9% 30.6% 21.9%
link to industry detail Missouri 11,643 9.9% 3.8% 2.1% 121,844 69.4% 49.3% 35.5%
link to industry detail Montana 2,611 7.1% 2.9% 1.7% 16,191 52.2% 32.2% 19.3%
link to industry detail Nebraska 3,545 10.1% 4.5% 2.9% 35,738 69.5% 50.6% 37.9%
link to industry detail Nevada 5,563 10.0% 4.2% 2.4% 42,395 64.3% 39.2% 24.0%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 3,668 8.9% 3.6% 2.3% 26,701 56.9% 34.0% 23.5%
link to industry detail New Jersey 29,483 8.8% 2.9% 1.4% 282,874 71.0% 49.7% 35.1%
link to industry detail New Mexico 4,014 9.5% 4.7% 3.0% 30,545 59.9% 40.2% 25.6%
link to industry detail New York 51,303 8.4% 2.5% 1.1% 554,444 72.9% 52.7% 38.2%
link to industry detail North Carolina 17,214 9.1% 3.5% 1.9% 158,447 65.8% 44.7% 31.4%
link to industry detail North Dakota 1,208 8.4% 2.9% 1.5% 9,200 59.1% 37.3% 17.0%
link to industry detail Ohio 22,378 9.8% 3.2% 1.6% 236,447 68.7% 46.8% 32.3%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 7,771 7.3% 2.8% 1.7% 53,702 56.1% 34.9% 20.7%
link to industry detail Oregon 9,390 8.1% 3.2% 1.8% 69,510 58.9% 38.0% 22.2%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 25,725 10.2% 3.4% 1.7% 302,487 72.6% 51.8% 37.1%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 2,742 8.6% 4.0% 2.6% 19,490 58.3% 37.5% 23.1%
link to industry detail South Carolina 7,672 8.8% 3.6% 2.1% 65,784 62.8% 43.2% 29.9%
link to industry detail South Dakota 1,469 6.4% 2.9% 1.7% 8,108 40.9% 21.8% 9.9%
link to industry detail Tennessee 9,425 10.5% 3.9% 2.5% 96,986 68.0% 46.9% 36.8%
link to industry detail Texas 46,631 8.6% 2.8% 1.4% 479,969 69.8% 49.5% 36.4%
link to industry detail Utah 5,536 11.5% 4.9% 3.0% 58,516 74.1% 50.8% 35.8%
link to industry detail Vermont 1,925 6.8% 2.8% 1.7% 11,533 48.5% 27.1% 16.1%
link to industry detail Virginia 19,800 12.0% 4.7% 2.2% 305,927 80.7% 63.3% 46.5%
link to industry detail Washington 15,729 9.3% 3.6% 2.0% 141,642 67.1% 45.7% 29.9%
link to industry detail West Virginia 2,703 10.7% 4.4% 2.7% 20,679 55.7% 27.7% 14.1%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 10,295 9.8% 3.4% 1.9% 92,118 62.7% 37.8% 22.4%
link to industry detail Wyoming 1,502 5.7% 2.8% 1.8% 6,577 30.4% 11.0% 6.6%
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U.S. - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 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 +
  54 Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 682,278 6.9% 1.3% 0.4% 7,156,579 70.5% 50.3% 35.9%
link to industry detail 541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 682,278 6.9% 1.3% 0.4% 7,156,579 70.5% 50.3% 35.9%
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U.S. - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 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 541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 682,278 6.9% 1.3% 0.4% 7,156,579 70.5% 50.3% 35.9%
link to state detail 5411   Legal services 169,239 4.7% 0.6% 0.1% 1,110,187 53.2% 30.1% 15.9%
link to state detail 54111    Offices of lawyers 161,875 4.6% 0.6% 0.1% 1,045,794 53.0% 30.1% 15.6%
link to state detail 54119    Other legal services 7,390 8.1% 1.5% 0.7% 64,393 57.6% 30.5% 20.7%
link to state detail 541191     Title abstract & settlement offices 5,692 8.6% 1.5% 0.7% 53,012 57.1% 29.7% 20.1%
link to state detail 541199     All other legal services 1,698 6.5% 1.4% 0.8% 11,381 60.0% 34.4% 23.3%
link to state detail 5412   Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services 95,256 5.2% 1.0% 0.3% 1,191,356 74.2% 61.8% 53.3%
link to state detail 541211     Offices of certified public accountants 51,399 4.5% 0.5% 0.1% 428,115 57.7% 40.1% 33.9%
link to state detail 541213     Tax return preparation services 11,988 6.2% 0.6% 0.1% 186,284 78.2% 65.8% 61.1%
link to state detail 541214     Payroll services 2,594 31.0% 14.4% 5.4% 421,641 98.2% 93.7% 83.1%
link to state detail 541219     Other accounting services 29,359 3.8% 0.9% 0.4% 155,316 50.1% 30.5% 16.6%
link to state detail 5413   Architectural, engineering, & related services 92,762 10.9% 2.1% 0.6% 1,285,927 73.7% 49.5% 32.2%
link to state detail 54131    Architectural services 21,715 8.2% 1.1% 0.2% 193,406 56.7% 27.1% 12.8%
link to state detail 54132    Landscape Architectural Services 6,447 6.5% 0.7% 0.1% 39,628 46.9% 13.3% 1.0%
link to state detail 54133    Engineering services 45,540 14.2% 3.2% 1.0% 859,691 80.9% 58.6% 39.8%
link to state detail 54134    Drafting services 2,236 4.0% 0.6% 0.3% 10,335 40.8% 13.5% 4.7%
link to state detail 54135    Building inspection services 3,520 3.8% 0.7% 0.3% 15,138 43.6% 19.3% 7.3%
link to state detail 54136    Geophysical surveying & mapping services 648 8.6% 3.1% 1.1% 9,887 79.0% 64.9% 47.6%
link to state detail 54137    Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 8,685 6.4% 0.8% 0.3% 59,420 40.5% 14.3% 6.9%
link to state detail 54138    Testing laboratories 4,244 21.4% 5.7% 2.4% 98,422 82.5% 56.7% 37.1%
link to state detail 5414   Specialized design services 29,069 4.0% 0.6% 0.2% 147,772 42.2% 18.7% 10.7%
link to state detail 54141    Interior design services 10,823 3.3% 0.4% 0.2% 46,486 35.0% 12.8% 6.7%
link to state detail 54142    Industrial design services 1,392 9.6% 2.6% 1.1% 14,307 69.9% D 26.4%
link to state detail 54143    Graphic design services 15,576 4.0% 0.6% 0.2% 78,739 40.0% 15.6% 7.8%
link to state detail 54149    Other specialized design services 1,282 4.6% 0.7% 0.5% 8,240 55.8% D 34.0%
link to state detail 5415   Computer systems design & related services 91,329 9.1% 2.2% 0.7% 1,254,805 81.2% 61.3% 42.7%
link to state detail 541511     Custom computer programming services 40,246 10.8% 2.7% 0.9% 538,674 80.6% 56.4% 34.0%
link to state detail 541512     Computer systems design services 32,286 9.7% 2.8% 1.0% 538,673 83.7% 67.6% 51.2%
link to state detail 541513     Computer facilities management services 969 22.0% 10.3% 5.6% 71,342 96.4% 90.0% 80.9%
link to state detail 541519     Other computer related services 18,141 5.1% 1.1% 0.4% 106,116 61.4% 35.2% 18.2%
link to state detail 5416   Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 102,083 5.6% 1.5% 0.6% 806,104 70.8% 51.2% 37.3%
link to state detail 54161    Management consulting services 77,269 5.8% 1.7% 0.7% 669,823 73.8% 55.6% 42.3%
link to state detail 541611     Administrative management & general management consulting service 33,514 6.4% 2.2% 1.0% 331,503 78.5% 63.1% 49.4%
link to state detail 541612     Human resources & executive search consulting services 16,582 6.6% 1.6% 0.7% 155,168 71.0% 49.9% 35.7%
link to state detail 541613     Marketing consulting services 18,044 4.5% 1.3% 0.6% 122,392 69.0% 51.0% 38.2%
link to state detail 541614     Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services 4,069 9.0% 2.5% 1.4% 38,892 76.1% 50.3% 39.8%
link to state detail 541618     Other management consulting services 5,172 4.1% 1.1% 0.5% 21,868 46.0% 19.4% 8.1%
link to state detail 54162    Environmental consulting services 7,463 8.0% 1.6% 0.7% 59,009 60.8% 32.2% 15.2%
link to state detail 54169    Other scientific & technical consulting services 17,426 4.0% 0.9% 0.4% 77,272 51.7% 27.0% 10.8%
link to state detail 5417   Scientific research & development services 11,198 20.7% 7.3% 2.9% 387,067 90.4% 74.7% 53.6%
link to state detail 54171    R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences 9,202 21.4% 7.9% 3.2% 343,690 91.2% 76.3% 55.8%
link to state detail 54172    Research & development in the social sciences & humanities 2,015 18.2% 5.5% 1.8% 43,377 84.4% 61.3% 35.9%
link to state detail 5418   Advertising & related services 36,108 9.4% 1.8% 0.6% 464,243 73.7% 51.3% 37.4%
link to state detail 54181    Advertising agencies 13,027 9.7% 1.5% 0.6% 172,115 73.8% 50.7% 39.4%
link to state detail 54182    Public relations agencies 6,038 6.7% 1.1% 0.4% 52,984 63.6% 40.3% 31.7%
link to state detail 54183    Media buying services 808 10.6% 3.6% 1.5% 10,507 75.4% 53.8% 35.7%
link to state detail 54184    Media representatives 2,151 11.9% 4.3% 2.6% 35,816 80.2% 64.0% 51.1%
link to state detail 54185    Display advertising 1,820 9.2% 2.4% 1.2% 32,612 81.9% 68.8% 59.1%
link to state detail 54186    Direct mail advertising 3,132 23.0% 5.8% 2.1% 84,766 85.9% 59.9% 36.9%
link to state detail 54187    Advertising material distribution services 583 11.0% 4.8% 2.6% 7,000 74.6% 52.1% 22.8%
link to state detail 54189    Other services related to advertising 8,675 6.6% 1.2% 0.5% 68,443 58.8% 35.2% 21.7%
link to state detail 5419   Other professional, scientific, & technical services 56,382 7.3% 0.8% 0.2% 509,118 54.8% 31.0% 21.4%
link to state detail 54191    Marketing research & public opinion polling 3,516 21.3% 6.0% 1.6% 113,038 90.6% 70.6% 46.1%
link to state detail 54192    Photographic services 13,379 3.1% 0.5% 0.2% 81,903 56.3% D D
link to state detail 541921     Photographic studios, portrait 9,306 3.0% 0.4% 0.2% 64,810 60.6% 47.4% 40.2%
link to state detail 541922     Commercial photography 4,082 3.7% 0.6% 0.2% 17,093 39.8% D D
link to state detail 54193    Translation & interpretation services 1,204 6.6% 1.1% 0.3% 8,298 62.1% D D
link to state detail 54194    Veterinary Services 24,460 9.3% 0.2% 0.0% 231,862 35.1% 6.5% 4.3%
link to state detail 54199    All other professional, scientific, & technical services 13,832 4.1% 0.8% 0.3% 74,017 59.1% 36.9% 24.8%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?