U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2004:
NAICS 5417 - Scientific research & development services
United States

 
U.S. - Scientific research & development 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 12,637 16,132 640,936 51,360,853
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,673 1,674 0 183,780
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 5,008 5,017 10,246 551,132
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,793 1,807 11,770 673,145
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,278 1,324 17,038 1,109,915
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,623 1,985 65,078 4,780,269
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 577 1,003 82,207 6,187,355
Firms with 500 employees or more 685 3,322 454,597 37,875,257
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 78 250 21,639 1,824,053
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 51 204 17,929 1,584,732
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 71 248 23,154 1,608,223
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 105 269 32,730 2,249,033
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 380 2,351 359,145 30,609,216

 

 

U.S. - Scientific research and development 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 13,371 22.1% 9.5% 5.2% 633,928 93.3% 82.9% 70.4%
link to 2007 detail 2007 14,009 21.7% 9.3% 5.1% 688,052 93.8% 83.8% 72.0%
link to 2006 detail 2006 13,455 22.3% 9.8% 5.3% 672,666 93.8% 83.7% 71.1%
link to 2005 detail 2005 13,010 22.3% 9.8% 5.4% 660,520 93.9% 83.9% 71.3%
link to 2004 detail 2004 12,637 22.8% 10.0% 5.4% 640,936 93.9% 83.8% 70.9%
link to 2003 detail 2003 12,205 24.0% 10.7% 5.7% 615,740 93.8% 83.1% 69.0%
link to 2002 detail 2002 11,418 20.9% 7.9% 3.3% 399,213 91.1% 75.8% 54.5%
link to 2001 detail 2001 11,198 20.7% 7.3% 2.9% 387,067 90.4% 74.7% 53.6%
link to 2000 detail 2000 10,431 20.3% 6.9% 2.9% 359,097 90.5% 74.4% 55.6%
link to 1999 detail 1999 10,019 20.3% 6.9% 2.8% 338,346 90.2% 74.0% 55.1%
link to 1998 detail 1998 9,886 19.1% 6.7% 2.5% 309,851 89.5% 73.7% 53.1%


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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses Questions?