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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2006:
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 9,180 47,762 1,161,766 69,821,065
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 5,214 5,234 8,346 389,918
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,439 1,475 9,475 387,704
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 994 1,130 13,467 638,707
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,078 1,627 43,689 2,234,083
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 274 1,216 45,412 2,747,105
Firms with 500 employees or more 181 37,080 1,041,377 63,423,548
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 31 203 15,343 1,097,606
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 18 321 10,648 503,697
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 24 730 20,147 1,090,485
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 36 1,545 38,662 2,636,926
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 72 34,281 956,577 58,094,834

 
 
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
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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 9,180 16.7% 5.0% 2.0% 1,161,766 97.3% 93.5% 89.6%
Alabama 168 37.5% 29.2% 20.2% 17,367 97.0% 94.5% 89.9%
Alaska 42 45.2% 28.6% 19.0% 4,377 97.2% 91.4% 77.5%
Arizona 179 36.9% 26.8% 22.3% 18,026 97.9% 94.1% 87.7%
Arkansas 96 43.8% 24.0% 19.8% 8,373 97.1% 90.0% 87.6%
California 1,181 19.8% 9.4% 5.2% 118,254 96.7% 92.5% 87.0%
Colorado 243 31.7% 23.5% 16.9% 32,907 98.1% 96.5% 94.9%
Connecticut 92 40.2% 30.4% 27.2% 12,323 98.2% D 94.8%
Delaware 41 46.3% 36.6% 36.6% 3,590 98.3% 94.2% 94.2%
District of Columbia 50 52.0% 48.0% 42.0% 3,894 97.5% D 95.6%
Florida 964 13.6% 8.3% 5.7% 67,883 96.0% 93.3% 90.6%
Georgia 368 33.2% 20.7% 13.9% 50,604 98.1% 94.3% 88.9%
Hawaii 47 51.1% 31.9% 27.7% 4,347 D D 88.0%
Idaho 95 43.2% 28.4% 26.3% 6,861 D D 88.9%
Illinois 439 26.0% 16.2% 11.2% 47,172 97.5% 94.3% 90.9%
Indiana 194 32.0% 18.0% 14.9% 16,092 95.8% 89.1% 86.2%
Iowa 221 23.1% 11.3% 8.1% 11,023 90.8% 83.6% 78.7%
Kansas 123 50.4% 36.6% 26.8% 25,403 98.5% 96.1% 91.3%
Kentucky 161 32.9% 20.5% 14.9% 10,884 96.0% 87.8% 81.7%
Louisiana 136 41.2% 25.7% 18.4% 17,253 97.7% 93.9% 89.1%
Maine 53 49.1% 30.2% 26.4% 4,466 D D 87.5%
Maryland 215 35.8% 22.8% 18.6% 25,519 98.0% 94.1% 92.1%
Massachusetts 260 23.1% 17.7% 13.5% 27,679 97.5% 95.7% 91.9%
Michigan 328 25.9% 15.5% 12.5% 27,003 96.6% 92.9% 89.9%
Minnesota 191 31.9% 19.9% 16.8% 16,726 96.0% 89.7% 83.2%
Mississippi 90 46.7% 35.6% 30.0% 9,459 97.7% 94.9% 93.1%
Missouri 194 31.4% 21.6% 18.0% 25,074 97.6% 95.4% 93.5%
Montana 72 36.1% 25.0% 16.7% 2,373 92.2% 76.1% 41.3%
Nebraska 80 43.8% 28.8% 23.8% 5,445 94.8% D 84.4%
Nevada 125 32.8% 24.8% 19.2% 5,608 94.5% 91.0% 83.2%
New Hampshire 52 48.1% 36.5% 30.8% 4,632 97.1% D 91.5%
New Jersey 372 23.1% 14.0% 10.5% 51,484 98.0% 95.7% 92.1%
New Mexico 89 44.9% 31.5% 27.0% 5,014 D D 81.3%
New York 755 19.7% 10.7% 7.0% 77,350 97.5% 94.2% 91.0%
North Carolina 249 30.5% 21.7% 15.3% 32,236 97.7% 94.8% 91.1%
North Dakota 54 51.9% 25.9% 20.4% 1,782 D D 38.3%
Ohio 263 32.7% 21.3% 16.3% 32,760 97.4% 93.8% 89.2%
Oklahoma 162 37.0% 23.5% 19.1% 16,702 97.1% 91.8% 88.4%
Oregon 142 38.0% 23.9% 18.3% 11,831 96.5% 89.8% 82.3%
Pennsylvania 300 30.3% 19.3% 15.3% 50,085 98.1% 95.8% 94.2%
Rhode Island 26 53.8% 38.5% 38.5% 2,900 D D D
South Carolina 134 44.8% 32.1% 26.1% 14,075 98.3% 93.4% 87.0%
South Dakota 44 59.1% 31.8% 25.0% 2,781 D D 61.7%
Tennessee 160 40.0% 30.0% 21.9% 19,012 97.9% 94.9% 89.5%
Texas 726 29.6% 15.3% 8.5% 105,542 97.9% 94.1% 90.4%
Utah 143 35.0% 22.4% 18.2% 7,380 96.2% 85.7% 80.1%
Vermont 44 43.2% 25.0% 25.0% 1,711 93.0% 79.8% 79.8%
Virginia 283 35.0% 22.3% 16.3% 45,799 98.1% 95.4% 91.5%
Washington 214 32.7% 22.0% 16.4% 28,877 97.9% 94.9% 93.3%
West Virginia 57 42.1% 31.6% 24.6% 5,572 D D 89.0%
Wisconsin 157 37.6% 21.7% 18.5% 16,897 96.7% 92.1% 91.2%
Wyoming 41 51.2% 41.5% 26.8% 1,359 D D D

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