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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2006:
NAICS 54171 - Research & development in the phys, engineering & life sciences
United States

 
U.S. - Research & development in the phys, engineering & life sciences - 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 11,367 14,799 615,400 54,787,161
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 5,950 5,961 8,976 1,156,368
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,561 1,569 10,309 679,956
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,188 1,252 15,819 1,110,704
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,462 1,735 59,325 4,781,438
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 549 909 77,796 6,541,065
Firms with 500 employees or more 657 3,373 443,175 40,517,630
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 76 295 22,945 2,103,135
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 51 105 13,925 1,108,617
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 72 249 26,667 2,509,657
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 89 251 25,366 2,042,491
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 369 2,473 354,272 32,753,730

 

 

U.S. - Physical, engineering, and biological research - 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 11,479 23.8% 10.5% 5.9% 594,218 93.8% 83.7% 71.4%
link to 2007 detail 2007 11,686 23.2% 10.3% 5.7% 631,475 94.3% 84.8% 73.0%
link to 2006 detail 2006 11,367 23.5% 10.6% 5.8% 615,400 94.3% 84.7% 72.0%
link to 2005 detail 2005 10,900 23.6% 10.6% 5.9% 602,877 94.4% 84.8% 72.3%
link to 2004 detail 2004 10,569 24.2% 10.8% 5.9% 587,016 94.4% 84.7% 72.1%
link to 2003 detail 2003 10,288 25.5% 11.6% 6.2% 561,184 94.3% 84.0% 69.8%
link to 2002 detail 2002 9,339 21.8% 8.6% 3.7% 355,085 91.9% 77.5% 56.6%
link to 2001 detail 2001 9,202 21.4% 7.9% 3.2% 343,690 91.2% 76.3% 55.8%
link to 2000 detail 2000 8,524 21.0% 7.3% 3.2% 319,453 91.3% 75.9% 58.2%
link to 1999 detail 1999 8,153 21.0% 7.3% 3.1% 301,353 91.1% 75.8% 57.7%
link to 1998 detail 1998 8,049 19.8% 7.1% 2.8% 275,141 90.3% 75.3% 55.8%


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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses Questions?