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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2006:
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 772,025 846,473 8,054,094 497,406,545
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 556,143 556,569 817,891 42,457,908
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 106,280 107,116 693,816 31,889,482
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 58,880 61,033 782,799 40,748,437
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 40,654 50,464 1,525,636 93,503,079
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 7,093 19,164 1,137,873 73,959,845
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,975 52,127 3,096,079 214,847,794
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 621 3,378 230,099 16,434,887
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 346 2,002 158,196 11,416,077
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 381 2,695 225,791 16,419,070
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 441 2,978 258,945 17,948,546
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 1,186 41,074 2,223,048 152,629,214

 
 
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 772,025 6.6% 1.3% 0.4% 8,054,094 71.5% 52.6% 38.4%
Alabama 8,665 10.4% 4.3% 2.3% 97,540 71.0% 52.0% 36.5%
Alaska 1,702 11.7% 5.8% 4.2% 14,099 64.0% 42.7% 35.0%
Arizona 15,187 8.8% 3.9% 2.2% 134,051 69.4% 50.7% 35.9%
Arkansas 5,248 7.1% 3.1% 2.0% 38,186 58.4% 40.4% 27.7%
California 104,998 8.1% 2.3% 0.9% 1,224,939 75.1% 57.1% 44.2%
Colorado 21,264 7.7% 3.4% 1.9% 164,123 68.2% 50.2% 37.9%
Connecticut 9,735 10.1% 4.3% 2.5% 103,307 70.1% 52.0% 38.8%
Delaware 2,404 14.6% 6.9% 4.4% 27,575 76.3% 52.8% 38.4%
District of Columbia 4,225 22.7% 12.8% 7.3% 88,526 86.0% 71.1% 53.7%
Florida 64,593 5.9% 1.9% 0.9% 455,324 62.4% 43.0% 29.9%
Georgia 25,783 8.7% 3.5% 1.9% 222,435 69.7% 49.3% 35.1%
Hawaii 3,092 11.5% 5.4% 3.3% 25,820 64.1% 37.9% 26.5%
Idaho 3,846 8.5% 3.9% 2.6% 34,258 67.8% 52.1% 42.8%
Illinois 37,145 8.4% 3.1% 1.5% 376,748 73.2% 55.2% 41.5%
Indiana 12,096 9.3% 3.5% 1.8% 112,824 66.5% 45.8% 33.3%
Iowa 5,846 8.7% 3.4% 2.1% 43,065 56.4% 33.2% 21.3%
Kansas 6,776 9.9% 4.5% 2.7% 57,742 65.4% 45.1% 30.0%
Kentucky 7,644 9.6% 4.2% 2.4% 63,528 62.9% 41.4% 27.4%
Louisiana 10,446 8.5% 2.9% 1.7% 85,586 62.7% 38.6% 24.1%
Maine 3,403 9.1% 3.9% 2.5% 23,974 56.6% 33.8% 21.0%
Maryland 18,126 11.5% 4.1% 2.1% 228,100 77.3% 56.1% 39.8%
Massachusetts 21,102 10.4% 4.3% 2.2% 260,770 75.8% 58.8% 43.1%
Michigan 21,094 10.3% 4.0% 2.0% 302,222 79.2% 63.5% 48.2%
Minnesota 15,948 8.6% 3.4% 1.9% 138,683 69.6% 48.6% 33.1%
Mississippi 4,303 9.4% 3.9% 2.3% 32,634 58.5% 35.8% 22.2%
Missouri 12,898 10.0% 4.0% 2.1% 137,901 71.3% 52.4% 38.5%
Montana 3,262 6.9% 3.0% 1.9% 22,677 60.7% 44.7% 31.2%
Nebraska 3,984 10.8% 4.9% 3.4% 46,376 74.3% 57.3% 48.1%
Nevada 7,398 9.8% 4.2% 2.4% 58,756 67.5% 44.5% 29.5%
New Hampshire 3,898 10.3% 4.5% 3.0% 30,165 60.1% 36.1% 25.2%
New Jersey 30,289 8.7% 3.2% 1.6% 295,055 70.8% 51.3% 36.5%
New Mexico 4,532 10.1% 4.8% 3.1% 38,700 64.7% 45.1% 33.3%
New York 55,999 8.1% 2.5% 1.1% 599,549 73.5% 55.3% 41.5%
North Carolina 20,546 8.8% 3.7% 2.0% 196,323 69.1% 50.9% 37.4%
North Dakota 1,347 10.0% 4.6% 2.6% 11,972 65.1% 46.2% 33.9%
Ohio 23,548 9.9% 3.6% 1.9% 250,095 69.6% 48.9% 34.0%
Oklahoma 8,574 7.4% 3.1% 1.8% 69,567 63.4% 46.2% 32.2%
Oregon 10,729 8.5% 3.5% 1.9% 79,754 61.4% 40.6% 26.9%
Pennsylvania 27,835 10.4% 3.7% 1.9% 316,047 72.5% 51.4% 36.2%
Rhode Island 3,072 9.1% 3.9% 2.4% 21,987 57.7% 33.6% 19.5%
South Carolina 8,820 8.9% 3.7% 2.1% 80,757 65.7% 47.1% 33.8%
South Dakota 1,664 8.2% 3.7% 2.1% 10,233 48.5% 26.7% 18.1%
Tennessee 10,474 11.0% 4.4% 2.5% 126,735 73.2% 55.7% 44.9%
Texas 52,767 8.4% 2.9% 1.4% 551,673 71.6% 52.8% 38.4%
Utah 7,515 10.2% 4.6% 2.7% 71,274 73.1% 51.4% 31.4%
Vermont 2,120 7.8% 3.6% 2.3% 17,025 62.7% 46.5% 35.6%
Virginia 23,881 11.8% 4.7% 2.1% 373,145 81.9% 65.5% 48.7%
Washington 18,181 9.1% 3.6% 2.0% 157,086 67.9% 46.9% 31.6%
West Virginia 2,780 11.7% 6.2% 3.7% 24,536 59.9% 39.0% 19.4%
Wisconsin 10,765 10.3% 3.8% 2.2% 102,240 65.6% 42.6% 27.6%
Wyoming 1,813 6.4% 3.1% 1.8% 8,407 37.5% 16.2% 7.7%

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