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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2002:
Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services
United States

By industry
 
U.S. - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 708,000 772,365 7,046,205 368,778,137 944,065,638
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 112,810 112,880 0 6,121,324 19,952,768
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 394,497 394,719 761,339 28,213,893 95,612,258
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 99,931 100,741 652,247 26,403,647 72,560,946
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 54,581 57,210 725,647 33,437,505 81,978,097
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 37,592 49,020 1,392,001 75,586,019 170,494,273
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 6,103 17,204 991,770 57,920,750 129,881,263
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,486 40,591 2,523,201 141,094,999 373,586,033
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 564 3,134 202,580 12,569,971 30,010,037
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 303 1,943 148,405 8,630,102 20,384,117
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 357 2,533 196,621 13,793,830 36,094,654
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 336 2,422 227,152 13,645,698 31,710,343
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 926 30,559 1,748,443 92,455,398 255,386,882
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 300 6,246 248,730 14,796,764 36,789,336
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 236 4,645 274,974 14,724,699 35,218,399
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 390 19,668 1,224,739 62,933,935 183,379,147

 
 
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 708,000 6.5% 1.2% 0.4% 7,046,205 69.6% 49.9% 35.8%
link to industry detail Alabama 8,190 10.3% 3.9% 2.1% 80,586 67.2% 46.1% 29.7%
link to industry detail Alaska 1,617 10.8% 5.2% 4.0% 13,231 64.9% 44.4% 39.2%
link to industry detail Arizona 13,023 9.0% 3.8% 2.2% 113,699 69.0% 50.5% 38.1%
link to industry detail Arkansas 4,820 7.1% 2.9% 1.7% 32,992 55.5% 37.2% 21.4%
link to industry detail California 93,996 8.5% 2.4% 0.9% 1,130,867 75.4% 57.4% 44.0%
link to industry detail Colorado 18,418 8.3% 3.6% 1.9% 142,815 67.0% 48.8% 36.1%
link to industry detail Connecticut 9,891 10.2% 4.2% 2.5% 100,002 69.6% 50.9% 37.4%
link to industry detail Delaware 2,234 12.7% 5.8% 3.8% 19,482 68.9% 43.4% 33.2%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 3,988 23.2% 12.8% 7.0% 84,447 85.9% 71.5% 52.0%
link to industry detail Florida 53,984 6.2% 1.9% 0.9% 403,902 64.1% 45.6% 34.3%
link to industry detail Georgia 22,517 9.3% 3.7% 1.9% 204,197 70.2% 51.0% 39.0%
link to industry detail Hawaii 2,823 10.8% 5.2% 3.2% 19,947 57.0% 30.5% 17.6%
link to industry detail Idaho 3,167 9.2% 4.1% 2.8% 34,455 73.0% 60.5% 53.3%
link to industry detail Illinois 34,831 8.6% 3.1% 1.5% 334,517 70.7% 52.2% 38.2%
link to industry detail Indiana 11,345 9.1% 3.1% 1.7% 93,517 61.6% 37.9% 24.6%
link to industry detail Iowa 5,495 8.5% 2.9% 1.8% 39,933 55.2% 30.5% 21.6%
link to industry detail Kansas 6,318 9.3% 4.1% 2.2% 53,603 63.9% 43.8% 29.9%
link to industry detail Kentucky 7,130 9.2% 3.9% 2.1% 56,633 59.1% 37.1% 22.2%
link to industry detail Louisiana 10,213 8.5% 2.8% 1.6% 79,488 59.8% 34.7% 18.8%
link to industry detail Maine 3,206 8.2% 3.2% 2.0% 22,031 55.9% 32.6% 19.2%
link to industry detail Maryland 16,728 11.2% 4.2% 2.1% 198,181 75.9% 56.1% 39.2%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 20,967 10.6% 4.1% 2.0% 238,817 73.8% 54.3% 36.8%
link to industry detail Michigan 20,726 9.6% 3.5% 1.6% 220,283 71.0% 51.3% 32.1%
link to industry detail Minnesota 14,900 8.5% 3.1% 1.7% 119,240 66.2% 43.1% 27.7%
link to industry detail Mississippi 4,169 9.2% 3.5% 2.1% 30,367 56.9% 33.3% 24.3%
link to industry detail Missouri 12,098 9.6% 3.8% 2.1% 123,952 69.2% 50.1% 38.2%
link to industry detail Montana 2,804 7.2% 3.3% 1.9% 15,491 49.6% 31.2% 12.6%
link to industry detail Nebraska 3,687 10.0% 4.3% 2.8% 34,735 68.2% 47.8% 36.3%
link to industry detail Nevada 6,038 9.7% 4.1% 2.4% 45,410 66.1% 44.2% 32.2%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 3,858 9.5% 3.7% 2.2% 26,016 55.2% 31.3% 19.5%
link to industry detail New Jersey 30,271 8.6% 2.9% 1.4% 260,901 67.8% 46.3% 30.9%
link to industry detail New Mexico 4,195 9.9% 4.8% 3.1% 31,662 60.1% 40.4% 27.7%
link to industry detail New York 53,195 8.0% 2.4% 1.1% 531,735 71.5% 51.9% 37.7%
link to industry detail North Carolina 18,024 9.0% 3.3% 1.8% 154,959 64.3% 43.4% 31.9%
link to industry detail North Dakota 1,249 9.4% 3.7% 1.9% 9,492 58.8% 35.3% 16.7%
link to industry detail Ohio 23,099 9.6% 3.2% 1.6% 225,274 66.9% 44.3% 29.8%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 8,025 7.2% 2.9% 1.6% 55,437 56.0% 36.0% 20.3%
link to industry detail Oregon 9,750 8.1% 3.1% 1.7% 69,727 59.0% 37.9% 25.1%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 26,636 10.3% 3.4% 1.7% 284,647 70.9% 48.6% 32.9%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 2,881 8.2% 3.6% 2.4% 19,760 56.7% 35.4% 24.7%
link to industry detail South Carolina 7,965 8.8% 3.4% 2.0% 63,665 61.0% 40.6% 27.7%
link to industry detail South Dakota 1,530 7.2% 3.4% 1.8% 8,996 44.4% 24.7% 10.2%
link to industry detail Tennessee 9,840 10.5% 4.0% 2.4% 99,722 68.4% 48.6% 36.4%
link to industry detail Texas 48,860 8.5% 2.8% 1.3% 485,623 69.4% 49.8% 36.6%
link to industry detail Utah 5,998 10.6% 4.7% 2.9% 51,726 69.2% 44.9% 30.0%
link to industry detail Vermont 1,972 7.2% 3.2% 2.0% 13,899 55.9% 38.7% 30.9%
link to industry detail Virginia 20,799 11.9% 4.6% 2.1% 309,536 80.4% 63.3% 47.5%
link to industry detail Washington 16,248 9.1% 3.6% 2.0% 137,769 66.6% 46.0% 30.4%
link to industry detail West Virginia 2,722 10.7% 4.6% 2.6% 21,096 56.0% 30.3% 14.4%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 10,547 10.0% 3.4% 2.0% 90,826 62.6% 37.6% 22.7%
link to industry detail Wyoming 1,546 6.5% 2.8% 1.7% 6,917 33.3% 11.8% 7.4%

 
 
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 708,000 6.5% 1.2% 0.4% 7,046,205 69.6% 49.9% 35.8%
link to industry detail 541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 708,000 6.5% 1.2% 0.4% 7,046,205 69.6% 49.9% 35.8%

 
 
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 708,000 6.5% 1.2% 0.4% 7,046,205 69.6% 49.9% 35.8%
link to state detail 5411 Legal services 170,427 4.8% 0.7% 0.1% 1,138,451 53.8% 30.9% 16.4%
link to state detail 54111 Offices of lawyers 162,732 4.6% 0.6% 0.1% 1,063,238 53.3% 30.4% 15.7%
link to state detail 54119 Other legal services 7,725 8.4% 1.7% 0.7% 75,213 61.6% 38.2% 27.1%
link to state detail 541191 Title abstract & settlement offices 5,627 9.7% 1.8% 0.7% 62,699 63.3% 39.0% 29.6%
link to state detail 541199 All other legal services 2,099 5.0% 1.4% 0.6% 12,514 53.1% 34.5% 14.9%
link to state detail 5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services 99,149 5.3% 1.1% 0.3% 1,241,269 74.4% 62.1% 53.0%
link to state detail 541211 Offices of certified public accountants 52,159 4.5% 0.5% 0.1% 419,074 56.4% 38.7% 32.6%
link to state detail 541213 Tax return preparation services 13,113 6.1% 0.7% 0.2% 215,807 79.9% 68.5% 63.0%
link to state detail 541214 Payroll services 2,863 32.6% 14.8% 5.4% 441,423 98.0% 93.1% 81.5%
link to state detail 541219 Other accounting services 31,109 3.9% 1.0% 0.4% 164,965 50.0% 30.4% 15.9%
link to state detail 5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services 95,966 10.4% 2.0% 0.6% 1,236,939 72.7% 48.2% 30.7%
link to state detail 54131 Architectural services 22,521 7.8% 1.1% 0.2% 185,649 54.4% 24.3% 9.7%
link to state detail 54132 Landscape Architectural Services 6,729 7.0% 0.8% 0.1% 43,711 48.7% 14.6% 2.4%
link to state detail 54133 Engineering services 45,849 13.6% 3.2% 1.0% 815,541 80.8% 58.3% 39.1%
link to state detail 54134 Drafting services 2,694 2.7% 0.4% 0.1% 10,088 30.5% 9.8% 1.2%
link to state detail 54135 Building inspection services 4,099 2.9% 0.5% 0.2% 13,897 33.0% 7.5% 1.2%
link to state detail 54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services 878 8.3% 2.5% 1.1% 7,773 65.4% 41.8% 23.1%
link to state detail 54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 8,767 6.4% 0.8% 0.3% 59,483 39.4% 12.7% 5.4%
link to state detail 54138 Testing laboratories 4,708 19.8% 5.4% 2.2% 100,797 81.7% 56.2% 36.5%
link to state detail 5414 Specialized design services 30,426 3.2% 0.6% 0.2% 131,546 37.1% 17.1% 11.2%
link to state detail 54141 Interior design services 11,132 2.3% 0.4% 0.2% 39,536 26.4% 9.1% 4.0%
link to state detail 54142 Industrial design services 1,605 7.6% 2.2% 1.1% 12,720 64.0% 40.7% 30.3%
link to state detail 54143 Graphic design services 15,952 3.2% 0.5% 0.2% 69,597 35.5% 14.0% 7.9%
link to state detail 54149 Other specialized design services 1,740 3.7% 0.6% 0.4% 9,693 57.4% 40.2% 38.9%
link to state detail 5415 Computer systems design & related services 92,606 7.7% 1.9% 0.6% 1,089,497 79.0% 59.7% 43.4%
link to state detail 541511 Custom computer programming services 43,513 8.4% 2.1% 0.8% 459,727 76.7% 53.8% 35.9%
link to state detail 541512 Computer systems design services 33,501 8.3% 2.4% 1.0% 466,119 81.5% 65.5% 50.0%
link to state detail 541513 Computer facilities management services 2,422 10.2% 4.9% 2.3% 80,613 93.4% 86.9% 76.0%
link to state detail 541519 Other computer related services 13,519 6.2% 1.3% 0.5% 83,038 63.3% 33.8% 15.7%
link to state detail 5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 110,393 5.2% 1.4% 0.6% 820,439 70.0% 52.2% 38.6%
link to state detail 54161 Management consulting services 87,694 5.1% 1.6% 0.7% 685,341 72.3% 55.9% 42.8%
link to state detail 541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service 43,678 5.1% 1.8% 0.8% 354,105 74.7% 60.2% 46.1%
link to state detail 541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services 14,817 6.0% 1.7% 0.8% 145,199 73.1% 57.1% 46.1%
link to state detail 541613 Marketing consulting services 18,788 4.2% 1.3% 0.6% 117,041 67.1% 50.0% 37.5%
link to state detail 541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services 4,314 9.2% 3.1% 1.7% 41,162 76.0% 53.5% 37.5%
link to state detail 541618 Other management consulting services 6,238 4.6% 1.1% 0.5% 27,834 52.6% 24.6% 13.1%
link to state detail 54162 Environmental consulting services 7,853 8.3% 1.6% 0.7% 62,554 60.8% 32.0% 16.5%
link to state detail 54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services 14,926 4.3% 1.1% 0.5% 72,544 57.0% 34.5% 18.7%
link to state detail 5417 Scientific research & development services 11,418 20.9% 7.9% 3.3% 399,213 91.1% 75.8% 54.5%
link to state detail 54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences 9,339 21.8% 8.6% 3.7% 355,085 91.9% 77.5% 56.6%
link to state detail 54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities 2,100 17.4% 5.6% 1.8% 44,128 84.6% 62.3% 38.0%
link to state detail 5418 Advertising & related services 34,459 8.8% 1.7% 0.6% 411,819 72.2% 49.9% 36.5%
link to state detail 54181 Advertising agencies 10,982 10.1% 1.6% 0.6% 149,054 74.9% 51.9% 41.6%
link to state detail 54182 Public relations agencies 6,130 5.4% 1.1% 0.5% 45,853 58.4% 38.3% 30.3%
link to state detail 54183 Media buying services 895 8.0% 2.8% 1.5% 9,963 70.7% 51.6% 32.4%
link to state detail 54184 Media representatives 2,140 10.5% 4.1% 2.2% 33,451 79.0% 64.2% 52.5%
link to state detail 54185 Display advertising 2,012 8.5% 2.0% 1.0% 24,223 75.2% 55.9% 45.7%
link to state detail 54186 Direct mail advertising 3,357 20.8% 4.9% 1.9% 78,619 83.7% 56.2% 34.5%
link to state detail 54187 Advertising material distribution services 647 10.8% 4.8% 2.5% 6,291 73.5% 48.8% 21.0%
link to state detail 54189 Other services related to advertising 8,430 5.8% 1.1% 0.4% 64,365 57.3% 36.1% 21.6%
link to state detail 5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services 64,480 7.4% 0.8% 0.3% 577,032 56.5% 32.1% 21.9%
link to state detail 54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling 4,365 17.2% 4.9% 1.5% 114,827 89.3% 70.1% 45.2%
link to state detail 54192 Photographic services 12,831 3.0% 0.4% 0.2% 79,315 57.2% 42.0% 35.8%
link to state detail 541921 Photographic studios, portrait 8,799 3.1% 0.5% 0.2% 63,765 62.1% 49.0% 42.1%
link to state detail 541922 Commercial photography 4,042 2.9% 0.4% 0.2% 15,550 37.0% 13.3% 10.3%
link to state detail 54193 Translation & interpretation services 1,506 4.8% 0.8% 0.3% 8,339 55.7% 29.4% 20.8%
link to state detail 54194 Veterinary Services 24,598 10.1% 0.2% 0.1% 241,631 37.5% 7.5% 5.6%
link to state detail 54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services 21,193 5.2% 1.0% 0.3% 132,920 62.2% 38.2% 23.0%

All-sector table By industry

Source:
Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?