U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2004:
NAICS 5412 - Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, & payroll services
United States

 
U.S. - Accounting, tax preparation, 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)
All firms 103,517 116,969 1,390,277 46,590,471
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 12,782 12,788 0 467,040
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 59,507 59,542 121,985 3,213,295
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 17,205 17,301 110,900 3,332,046
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 7,694 8,027 101,383 3,583,883
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 4,711 6,206 172,016 6,535,212
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,015 1,900 141,226 4,788,872
Firms with 500 employees or more 603 11,205 742,767 24,670,123
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 102 176 30,941 920,365
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 48 178 17,445 723,532
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 85 243 35,439 1,187,415
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 76 215 36,814 1,407,943
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 292 10,393 622,128 20,430,868

 

 

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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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 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%


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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses Questions?