U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2002:
Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services
United States

 
U.S. - Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll 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)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 99,149 110,844 1,241,269 38,929,976 86,243,925
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 12,407 12,409 0 495,132 1,417,956
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 58,150 58,165 118,511 2,875,735 8,994,564
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 16,174 16,270 104,193 3,060,147 7,234,539
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 7,204 7,585 94,548 3,265,086 6,897,948
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 4,161 5,728 152,925 5,832,590 11,876,599
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 707 1,680 112,846 3,693,009 6,888,427
Firms with 500 employees or more 346 9,007 658,246 19,708,277 42,933,892
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 61 260 23,791 750,428 1,284,479
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 43 74 27,382 762,633 1,009,384
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 48 204 27,125 1,109,357 2,202,731
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 43 184 37,543 1,120,138 1,906,792
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 151 8,285 542,405 15,965,721 36,530,506

 

 

U.S. - Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll 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 108,701 6.2% 1.4% 0.5% 1,318,523 73.4% 59.0% 46.7%
link to 2007 detail 2007 108,428 6.0% 1.5% 0.5% 1,357,368 74.5% 61.3% 50.0%
link to 2006 detail 2006 106,636 6.0% 1.5% 0.5% 1,356,770 75.0% 61.8% 50.6%
link to 2005 detail 2005 105,761 6.0% 1.5% 0.6% 1,330,242 75.0% 61.9% 50.7%
link to 2004 detail 2004 103,517 6.1% 1.6% 0.6% 1,390,277 76.0% 63.6% 53.4%
link to 2003 detail 2003 101,246 6.1% 1.6% 0.6% 1,325,118 75.4% 63.0% 53.0%
link to 2002 detail 2002 99,149 5.3% 1.1% 0.3% 1,241,269 74.4% 62.1% 53.0%
link to 2001 detail 2001 95,256 5.2% 1.0% 0.3% 1,191,356 74.2% 61.8% 53.3%
link to 2000 detail 2000 94,067 5.1% 1.0% 0.3% 1,164,194 74.1% 61.8% 53.6%
link to 1999 detail 1999 93,638 4.9% 0.9% 0.3% 1,093,608 72.7% 60.2% 52.1%
link to 1998 detail 1998 93,765 4.7% 0.8% 0.3% 1,060,647 71.9% 59.7% 52.0%


All-sector table

Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?