U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2007:
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)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 9,590 50,078 1,201,922 73,474,469 476,693,650
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 5,561 5,572 8,794 497,083 3,038,625
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,499 1,525 9,759 412,521 2,321,511
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,018 1,118 13,496 664,386 3,333,303
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,042 1,616 41,425 2,224,784 11,429,098
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 290 1,285 48,632 2,867,817 16,062,193
Firms with 500 employees or more 180 38,962 1,079,816 66,807,878 440,508,920
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 39 428 15,133 816,030 4,187,409
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 12 110 5,224 308,925 1,697,379
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 24 559 19,810 1,437,417 8,648,762
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 24 1,271 25,346 1,391,310 9,517,314
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 9 263 7,111 461,544 4,596,150
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 21 1,084 32,961 2,247,984 11,662,136
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 51 35,247 974,231 60,144,668 400,199,770

 
 
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 9,590 15.8% 4.9% 1.9% 1,201,922 97.3% 93.9% 89.8%
Alabama 154 40.3% 31.8% 23.4% 16,783 97.2% 94.1% 88.6%
Alaska 43 39.5% 23.3% 14.0% 3,990 D D D
Arizona 192 31.8% 23.4% 18.8% 17,929 97.3% D 87.4%
Arkansas 102 39.2% 23.5% 19.6% 8,541 96.8% D 88.6%
California 1,341 19.2% 8.5% 4.8% 123,225 96.5% 91.9% 86.7%
Colorado 251 30.7% 23.5% 16.7% 32,109 98.0% 96.6% 93.9%
Connecticut 89 34.8% 28.1% 24.7% 12,615 98.0% 97.2% 95.4%
Delaware 40 37.5% 35.0% 35.0% (2500-4999) D D D
District of Columbia 52 57.7% 51.9% 40.4% 3,501 96.8% D 82.4%
Florida 928 14.7% 8.4% 5.9% 70,492 96.5% 93.8% 91.1%
Georgia 352 35.8% 21.0% 14.8% 47,718 98.2% 93.7% 89.2%
Hawaii 56 48.2% 32.1% 25.0% 4,507 97.1% D 86.4%
Idaho 97 41.2% 28.9% 25.8% 7,374 96.1% D 89.4%
Illinois 454 22.7% 15.6% 11.5% 44,996 97.0% 94.1% 91.0%
Indiana 206 29.6% 18.0% 13.6% 17,205 96.0% 91.4% 86.6%
Iowa 223 22.9% 12.6% 9.0% 10,747 90.5% D D
Kansas 121 52.9% 37.2% 28.1% 26,664 98.9% 96.1% 92.7%
Kentucky 162 33.3% 21.0% 14.8% 11,967 96.3% 88.7% 81.1%
Louisiana 136 39.0% 27.9% 19.1% 16,689 97.7% 95.1% 88.4%
Maine 51 52.9% 37.3% 25.5% 4,990 97.4% D 85.9%
Maryland 222 32.9% 24.3% 18.5% (25k-49999) D D D
Massachusetts 267 22.8% 17.6% 13.5% (25k-49999) D D D
Michigan 323 25.4% 13.9% 11.8% 27,360 97.0% 92.5% 91.9%
Minnesota 198 33.3% 19.7% 15.7% 17,550 96.2% 89.5% 81.0%
Mississippi 77 51.9% 41.6% 35.1% 8,452 98.2% D D
Missouri 208 30.8% 21.2% 16.8% 26,278 97.4% 94.9% 93.5%
Montana 71 36.6% 32.4% 19.7% 2,566 92.9% 89.6% 41.2%
Nebraska 87 44.8% 27.6% 21.8% (5000-9999) D D D
Nevada 128 30.5% 25.0% 19.5% 6,715 96.5% 93.2% 86.9%
New Hampshire 59 40.7% 33.9% 25.4% (2500-4999) D D D
New Jersey 419 21.0% 13.1% 10.3% 55,425 98.0% 95.9% 93.0%
New Mexico 87 46.0% 35.6% 26.4% 6,031 96.8% 91.5% 84.0%
New York 805 18.8% 10.8% 7.1% 80,273 97.6% 95.0% 92.2%
North Carolina 255 29.0% 19.2% 15.3% 35,586 98.1% 95.1% 92.1%
North Dakota 48 58.3% 31.3% 20.8% 1,826 93.1% D D
Ohio 264 31.1% 20.5% 16.7% 35,491 97.5% 94.6% 91.3%
Oklahoma 177 36.2% 23.7% 18.6% 16,580 97.2% D 88.0%
Oregon 157 31.2% 19.7% 15.3% 12,684 96.2% D 85.3%
Pennsylvania 315 29.2% 18.7% 14.3% 54,292 98.2% D 93.8%
Rhode Island 25 48.0% 40.0% 40.0% (2500-4999) D D D
South Carolina 135 41.5% 31.9% 25.9% 17,182 98.6% 95.3% 88.7%
South Dakota 43 58.1% 30.2% 25.6% 3,237 D D D
Tennessee 149 38.9% 32.2% 22.8% 19,709 98.0% 96.1% 90.4%
Texas 782 26.2% 14.2% 8.3% 107,779 97.6% 94.5% 90.4%
Utah 156 34.6% 19.9% 15.4% 9,099 96.1% D D
Vermont 48 41.7% 25.0% 20.8% (1000-2499) D D D
Virginia 280 33.6% 21.8% 16.4% 44,944 98.2% 95.3% 91.5%
Washington 214 32.2% 23.4% 15.4% 30,514 98.3% 96.2% 93.3%
West Virginia 65 41.5% 30.8% 24.6% (2500-4999) D D D
Wisconsin 156 35.3% 21.2% 17.9% 16,622 96.4% D 88.3%
Wyoming 47 53.2% 40.4% 25.5% 1,538 94.5% D D

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