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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2005:
NAICS 517 - Telecommunications
United States

 
U.S. - Telecommunications - 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 9,693 49,431 1,226,536 69,687,071
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 5,638 5,662 9,007 515,746
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,498 1,530 9,982 398,428
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 974 1,103 13,056 580,306
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,110 1,648 44,173 2,219,137
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 288 1,316 51,306 2,853,521
Firms with 500 employees or more 185 38,172 1,099,012 63,119,933
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 38 386 15,717 883,049
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 23 451 14,835 791,651
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 24 718 22,545 1,328,249
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 20 1,089 23,931 1,665,689
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 80 35,528 1,021,984 58,451,295

 
 
U.S. - Telecommunications - 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 10,797 15.7% 4.8% 1.8% 1,200,479 97.1% 93.2% 88.7%
link to 2007 detail 2007 9,590 15.8% 4.9% 1.9% 1,201,922 97.3% 93.9% 89.8%
link to 2006 detail 2006 9,180 16.7% 5.0% 2.0% 1,161,766 97.3% 93.5% 89.6%
link to 2005 detail 2005 9,693 16.3% 4.9% 1.9% 1,226,536 97.4% 93.8% 89.6%
link to 2004 detail 2004 10,436 15.9% 5.0% 2.0% 1,327,403 97.5% 94.1% 90.0%
link to 2003 detail 2003 10,994 16.0% 4.9% 2.0% 1,415,155 97.6% 94.3% 90.5%

 
 
Telecommunications - by State
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.
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 9,693 16.3% 4.9% 1.9% 1,226,536 97.4% 93.8% 89.6%
Alabama 182 37.9% 29.1% 22.0% 16,027 96.8% 93.2% 89.5%
Alaska 46 45.7% 28.3% 19.6% 4,557 97.3% 91.0% 76.6%
Arizona 184 37.5% 28.3% 23.9% 18,812 98.0% 95.3% 90.2%
Arkansas 99 39.4% 25.3% 19.2% 8,536 96.8% 91.5% 89.0%
California 1,216 21.5% 9.6% 6.1% 125,091 96.8% 92.5% 87.9%
Colorado 251 29.9% 22.7% 17.9% 34,224 98.1% 96.7% 95.4%
Connecticut 99 45.5% 32.3% 30.3% 12,957 D D 94.6%
Delaware 47 48.9% 42.6% 42.6% 3,483 98.3% 95.0% 95.0%
District of Columbia 59 61.0% 52.5% 44.1% 4,990 D D 82.0%
Florida 1,061 14.5% 8.9% 6.0% 71,434 96.0% 93.2% 88.4%
Georgia 387 34.4% 21.4% 15.8% 54,133 98.1% 94.1% 89.0%
Hawaii 56 39.3% 28.6% 26.8% 4,266 D D 88.7%
Idaho 92 43.5% 29.3% 27.2% 5,688 D D 87.4%
Illinois 445 24.5% 14.8% 10.8% 50,324 97.5% 94.3% 91.0%
Indiana 203 35.0% 19.7% 15.8% 17,968 96.4% 90.5% 85.3%
Iowa 227 23.8% 11.9% 8.8% 11,610 90.9% 84.1% 80.1%
Kansas 130 53.8% 36.2% 29.2% 23,878 98.8% 95.1% 92.1%
Kentucky 153 34.0% 21.6% 16.3% 10,446 96.3% 88.5% 80.5%
Louisiana 154 39.6% 27.3% 20.1% 18,915 97.9% 94.2% 88.5%
Maine 61 45.9% 31.1% 21.3% 3,990 96.1% 91.8% 81.8%
Maryland 240 32.1% 22.9% 20.0% 30,951 98.1% 95.4% 93.9%
Massachusetts 273 24.9% 19.0% 14.7% 28,577 97.8% 95.3% 91.7%
Michigan 346 26.0% 15.3% 12.4% 28,823 96.9% 93.3% 92.2%
Minnesota 205 37.1% 22.9% 19.0% 17,002 96.6% 89.2% 79.9%
Mississippi 95 45.3% 36.8% 32.6% 9,693 97.7% 95.2% 93.8%
Missouri 206 32.5% 22.8% 18.9% 28,960 98.0% 95.6% 94.3%
Montana 76 34.2% 27.6% 17.1% 2,646 92.3% 86.5% 37.4%
Nebraska 78 41.0% 26.9% 23.1% 5,836 95.2% 89.3% 89.1%
Nevada 127 36.2% 26.0% 20.5% 6,718 95.3% 89.7% 75.7%
New Hampshire 59 50.8% 40.7% 33.9% 4,570 D D 90.2%
New Jersey 414 19.8% 12.6% 10.1% 58,332 98.0% 96.4% 93.2%
New Mexico 86 48.8% 34.9% 29.1% 5,785 98.0% 91.1% 83.8%
New York 824 19.9% 10.3% 7.3% 83,499 97.6% 94.1% 90.9%
North Carolina 250 28.4% 21.6% 16.4% 32,606 97.9% 95.8% 92.1%
North Dakota 55 54.5% 27.3% 21.8% 1,805 92.0% 57.2% 38.7%
Ohio 278 32.4% 20.1% 16.5% 34,881 97.4% 93.8% 90.4%
Oklahoma 170 37.1% 26.5% 21.2% 17,970 97.4% 93.7% 86.9%
Oregon 146 40.4% 25.3% 19.9% 11,104 96.1% 88.0% 81.3%
Pennsylvania 342 28.9% 18.7% 14.6% 54,851 98.0% 95.7% 93.9%
Rhode Island 28 57.1% 46.4% 46.4% 2,571 D 96.3% 96.3%
South Carolina 138 44.2% 31.9% 26.1% 14,109 98.2% 93.0% 86.1%
South Dakota 47 51.1% 27.7% 23.4% 2,627 D D 60.0%
Tennessee 179 39.1% 31.3% 23.5% 20,994 98.1% 95.6% 90.5%
Texas 781 27.0% 14.5% 8.6% 106,172 97.8% 94.1% 89.3%
Utah 139 33.8% 23.0% 19.4% 7,376 95.8% 88.7% 83.0%
Vermont 44 38.6% 27.3% 25.0% 1,662 D D 78.9%
Virginia 288 36.5% 25.7% 18.4% 46,401 98.3% 95.9% 90.4%
Washington 235 34.9% 23.8% 18.3% 32,885 98.2% 95.7% 93.2%
West Virginia 62 45.2% 33.9% 27.4% 6,175 D D 90.9%
Wisconsin 170 33.5% 22.4% 17.6% 18,329 96.1% 92.7% 89.6%
Wyoming 42 52.4% 42.9% 28.6% 1,297 D 83.0% 58.8%

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