U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2003:
NAICS 54171 - Research & development in the phys, engineering & life sciences
United States

 
U.S. - Research & development in the phys, engineering & life sciences - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 10,288 13,128 561,184 43,163,281
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,394 1,398 0 139,344
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 3,751 3,758 7,690 420,957
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,438 1,445 9,452 555,359
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,083 1,136 14,587 912,386
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,433 1,727 58,326 4,177,671
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 553 960 79,436 5,689,629
Firms with 500 employees or more 636 2,704 391,693 31,267,935
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 71 255 21,100 1,441,855
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 51 97 12,187 869,427
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 64 341 23,480 1,682,808
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 85 155 23,851 1,505,444
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 365 1,856 311,075 25,768,401

 

 

U.S. - Physical, engineering, and biological research - 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 11,479 23.8% 10.5% 5.9% 594,218 93.8% 83.7% 71.4%
link to 2007 detail 2007 11,686 23.2% 10.3% 5.7% 631,475 94.3% 84.8% 73.0%
link to 2006 detail 2006 11,367 23.5% 10.6% 5.8% 615,400 94.3% 84.7% 72.0%
link to 2005 detail 2005 10,900 23.6% 10.6% 5.9% 602,877 94.4% 84.8% 72.3%
link to 2004 detail 2004 10,569 24.2% 10.8% 5.9% 587,016 94.4% 84.7% 72.1%
link to 2003 detail 2003 10,288 25.5% 11.6% 6.2% 561,184 94.3% 84.0% 69.8%
link to 2002 detail 2002 9,339 21.8% 8.6% 3.7% 355,085 91.9% 77.5% 56.6%
link to 2001 detail 2001 9,202 21.4% 7.9% 3.2% 343,690 91.2% 76.3% 55.8%
link to 2000 detail 2000 8,524 21.0% 7.3% 3.2% 319,453 91.3% 75.9% 58.2%
link to 1999 detail 1999 8,153 21.0% 7.3% 3.1% 301,353 91.1% 75.8% 57.7%
link to 1998 detail 1998 8,049 19.8% 7.1% 2.8% 275,141 90.3% 75.3% 55.8%


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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?