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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2005:
NAICS 541 - Professional, scientific, & technical services
United States

 
U.S. - Professional, scientific, & technical 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 757,174 826,101 7,689,366 456,455,965
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 549,175 549,567 802,286 39,634,276
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 103,584 104,391 674,991 30,278,413
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 56,013 58,315 743,696 38,112,649
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 38,767 48,514 1,444,021 86,987,660
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 6,735 17,720 1,076,332 67,500,456
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,900 47,594 2,948,040 193,942,511
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 617 3,419 225,774 14,945,034
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 317 1,864 138,604 9,380,612
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 387 2,433 192,962 13,710,877
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 425 3,017 266,276 18,372,069
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 1,154 36,861 2,124,424 137,533,919

 
 
U.S. - Professional, scientific, and technical services - by Year
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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 771,725 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 8,032,847 71.4% 52.8% 38.9%
link to 2007 detail 2007 787,157 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 8,179,941 71.4% 52.8% 38.9%
link to 2006 detail 2006 772,025 6.6% 1.3% 0.4% 8,054,094 71.5% 52.6% 38.4%
link to 2005 detail 2005 757,174 6.4% 1.3% 0.4% 7,689,366 71.1% 52.3% 38.3%
link to 2004 detail 2004 734,912 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 7,569,981 70.9% 52.0% 38.4%
link to 2003 detail 2003 714,790 6.6% 1.3% 0.4% 7,340,246 70.6% 51.7% 38.1%
link to 2002 detail 2002 708,000 6.5% 1.2% 0.4% 7,046,205 69.6% 49.9% 35.8%
link to 2001 detail 2001 682,278 6.9% 1.3% 0.4% 7,156,579 70.5% 50.3% 35.9%
link to 2000 detail 2000 670,099 6.7% 1.2% 0.4% 6,816,216 69.7% 49.5% 35.3%
link to 1999 detail 1999 654,464 6.5% 1.2% 0.3% 6,432,422 68.7% 48.5% 34.9%
link to 1998 detail 1998 641,621 6.3% 1.2% 0.3% 6,052,365 67.6% 47.6% 33.7%

 
 
Professional, scientific, & technical services - 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.
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 757,174 6.4% 1.3% 0.4% 7,689,366 71.1% 52.3% 38.3%
Alabama 8,552 10.2% 4.0% 2.3% 95,543 71.3% 52.0% 37.8%
Alaska 1,703 10.9% 5.3% 3.8% 12,014 59.3% 34.2% 26.3%
Arizona 14,604 8.6% 3.9% 2.2% 118,943 67.6% 48.2% 32.6%
Arkansas 5,201 6.8% 2.7% 1.8% 36,141 57.2% 38.4% 25.6%
California 101,277 7.9% 2.2% 0.9% 1,192,324 75.7% 58.6% 46.2%
Colorado 20,589 7.5% 3.3% 1.9% 155,267 68.1% 49.6% 38.8%
Connecticut 9,702 9.7% 4.2% 2.4% 99,651 69.5% 51.7% 38.5%
Delaware 2,343 14.3% 6.8% 4.5% 27,202 76.9% 55.7% 40.6%
District of Columbia 4,121 22.3% 12.6% 7.3% 88,139 86.2% 73.2% 55.7%
Florida 62,485 5.8% 1.9% 0.9% 422,953 61.7% 42.4% 29.1%
Georgia 25,026 8.6% 3.4% 1.9% 209,548 69.3% 49.1% 34.9%
Hawaii 3,051 10.9% 5.3% 3.3% 24,724 63.1% 38.1% 24.8%
Idaho 3,595 8.6% 4.2% 2.7% 35,126 70.6% 57.7% 46.8%
Illinois 36,609 8.2% 3.0% 1.5% 350,082 72.1% 54.1% 40.2%
Indiana 11,996 9.1% 3.4% 1.8% 110,046 66.7% 45.7% 32.7%
Iowa 5,735 8.5% 3.3% 2.0% 42,486 56.2% 32.9% 19.1%
Kansas 6,687 9.6% 4.3% 2.5% 56,793 65.7% 46.3% 30.2%
Kentucky 7,523 9.5% 4.0% 2.4% 60,829 61.9% 39.4% 25.6%
Louisiana 10,470 8.4% 2.8% 1.6% 85,308 61.5% 37.5% 24.1%
Maine 3,375 8.4% 3.5% 2.3% 22,199 53.6% 30.8% 18.8%
Maryland 17,874 11.0% 4.1% 2.0% 221,269 77.1% 57.0% 39.6%
Massachusetts 21,121 10.4% 4.2% 2.2% 243,889 74.7% 55.9% 40.1%
Michigan 21,120 9.9% 3.9% 1.9% 291,171 78.4% 62.9% 46.7%
Minnesota 15,785 8.3% 3.2% 1.9% 127,953 67.8% 46.4% 31.4%
Mississippi 4,275 9.1% 3.6% 2.2% 31,689 57.1% 33.4% 20.7%
Missouri 12,728 9.8% 3.8% 2.1% 133,171 70.8% 51.8% 38.5%
Montana 3,137 6.8% 3.1% 2.0% 21,555 59.2% 43.6% 32.0%
Nebraska 3,908 10.4% 4.6% 3.2% 44,813 74.0% 56.9% 48.0%
Nevada 7,065 9.3% 4.1% 2.4% 53,317 66.4% 43.6% 27.8%
New Hampshire 3,864 10.1% 4.6% 3.1% 29,619 59.1% 37.0% 25.9%
New Jersey 30,333 8.7% 3.1% 1.5% 304,803 72.3% 53.8% 40.4%
New Mexico 4,454 9.7% 4.6% 3.0% 35,769 62.9% 42.5% 30.4%
New York 55,476 7.9% 2.4% 1.1% 578,103 73.3% 55.0% 41.0%
North Carolina 19,868 8.5% 3.4% 1.9% 174,892 66.9% 47.6% 35.2%
North Dakota 1,319 9.8% 4.1% 2.3% 11,561 64.3% 44.4% 25.3%
Ohio 23,559 9.7% 3.6% 1.9% 244,577 69.2% 48.9% 33.5%
Oklahoma 8,469 7.3% 2.9% 1.8% 65,621 62.1% 43.7% 29.6%
Oregon 10,536 8.0% 3.4% 2.0% 75,596 60.1% 40.3% 26.9%
Pennsylvania 27,832 10.0% 3.5% 1.8% 304,291 71.9% 51.0% 35.5%
Rhode Island 3,016 9.3% 3.8% 2.4% 22,718 60.5% 37.1% 25.9%
South Carolina 8,646 8.8% 3.6% 2.1% 76,896 66.0% 47.1% 34.9%
South Dakota 1,633 7.6% 3.5% 2.2% 9,716 46.3% 24.4% 17.6%
Tennessee 10,265 10.6% 4.3% 2.6% 110,585 70.4% 51.3% 39.6%
Texas 51,786 8.2% 2.7% 1.3% 519,075 70.6% 51.4% 37.9%
Utah 7,145 10.2% 4.5% 2.9% 64,467 72.5% 50.0% 33.7%
Vermont 2,051 7.5% 3.4% 2.2% 15,821 59.9% 43.5% 36.5%
Virginia 23,051 11.4% 4.5% 2.0% 355,406 81.9% 66.5% 49.8%
Washington 17,549 8.6% 3.5% 1.9% 147,540 66.9% 46.8% 29.7%
West Virginia 2,790 11.1% 5.3% 3.2% 23,323 59.1% 35.0% 20.0%
Wisconsin 10,742 10.0% 3.7% 2.2% 96,891 64.3% 41.3% 26.6%
Wyoming 1,698 6.3% 2.8% 1.9% 7,951 37.2% 16.7% 11.7%

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