U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2007:
NAICS 54 - Professional, scientific, & technical services
United States

By industry
 
U.S. - Professional, scientific, & technical services - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 787,157 867,556 8,179,941 532,997,294 1,369,803,351
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 571,075 571,384 858,357 44,358,751 149,395,926
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 106,324 107,021 694,453 33,629,573 96,191,839
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 58,870 61,231 784,903 43,009,010 111,529,011
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 40,690 53,476 1,526,835 99,435,964 237,492,350
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 7,116 20,691 1,130,819 78,977,709 193,640,618
Firms with 500 employees or more 3,082 53,753 3,184,574 233,586,287 581,553,607
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 679 3,571 237,312 17,807,958 42,973,031
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 344 2,065 147,940 10,647,215 29,349,824
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 410 2,473 231,569 18,734,937 49,144,707
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 275 1,867 160,168 12,470,655 32,589,047
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 175 1,591 106,359 8,625,461 22,618,241
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 431 5,265 335,253 24,695,395 60,872,531
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 768 36,921 1,965,973 140,604,666 344,006,226
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 298 5,213 339,392 23,476,143 55,434,843
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 470 31,708 1,626,581 117,128,523 288,571,383

 
 
U.S. - Professional, scientific, and technical services - 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 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
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State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to industry detail United States 787,157 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 8,179,941 71.4% 52.8% 38.9%
link to industry detail Alabama 8,908 10.5% 4.2% 2.1% 99,396 71.0% 51.8% 36.6%
link to industry detail Alaska 1,714 12.2% 6.1% 4.3% 13,708 63.0% 42.3% 33.0%
link to industry detail Arizona 15,863 9.0% 4.0% 2.2% 137,920 69.2% 50.5% 35.9%
link to industry detail Arkansas 5,348 7.1% 3.0% 1.9% 34,672 53.2% 33.7% 21.8%
link to industry detail California 107,417 8.0% 2.3% 1.0% 1,223,556 74.5% 57.1% 44.0%
link to industry detail Colorado 22,097 7.8% 3.5% 1.9% 176,341 69.7% 52.4% 40.8%
link to industry detail Connecticut 9,642 10.4% 4.6% 2.6% 102,568 70.5% 53.1% 40.1%
link to industry detail Delaware 2,323 15.2% 7.6% 4.5% 25,622 74.7% 52.7% 39.6%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 4,176 23.9% 13.5% 7.6% 90,763 86.8% 72.8% 57.6%
link to industry detail Florida 66,334 5.9% 1.9% 0.9% 459,157 62.1% 43.2% 30.9%
link to industry detail Georgia 26,824 8.7% 3.5% 1.9% 226,796 69.3% 48.8% 36.2%
link to industry detail Hawaii 3,107 11.2% 5.1% 3.5% 24,612 61.1% 34.4% 24.7%
link to industry detail Idaho 4,064 8.9% 4.2% 2.6% 32,639 65.0% 47.5% 38.8%
link to industry detail Illinois 37,624 8.6% 3.2% 1.6% 394,692 74.1% 57.1% 44.2%
link to industry detail Indiana 12,296 9.3% 3.5% 1.9% 104,364 63.5% 41.0% 28.4%
link to industry detail Iowa 5,985 9.1% 3.4% 2.2% 45,091 58.4% 33.7% 24.2%
link to industry detail Kansas 6,848 10.0% 4.8% 2.6% 59,370 65.2% 45.5% 27.3%
link to industry detail Kentucky 7,688 9.5% 4.1% 2.5% 64,765 63.1% 42.2% 28.3%
link to industry detail Louisiana 10,726 8.8% 2.9% 1.7% 89,872 62.9% 38.6% 25.8%
link to industry detail Maine 3,439 9.1% 4.0% 2.5% 24,201 56.6% 32.4% 24.0%
link to industry detail Maryland 18,450 11.5% 4.2% 2.0% 245,897 78.5% 59.3% 44.1%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 21,301 10.7% 4.5% 2.3% 259,056 75.2% 57.8% 41.4%
link to industry detail Michigan 21,312 10.2% 4.1% 2.1% 268,711 76.6% 59.0% 42.5%
link to industry detail Minnesota 16,262 8.7% 3.5% 1.9% 141,196 69.9% 49.6% 34.0%
link to industry detail Mississippi 4,480 9.0% 3.9% 2.2% 33,633 57.5% 36.6% 23.2%
link to industry detail Missouri 12,975 10.2% 4.0% 2.2% 145,200 72.4% 54.6% 42.3%
link to industry detail Montana 3,318 7.4% 2.9% 2.0% 17,761 48.0% 24.6% 10.8%
link to industry detail Nebraska 4,067 10.6% 4.8% 3.3% 46,673 73.8% 57.2% 48.4%
link to industry detail Nevada 7,664 10.7% 4.6% 2.5% 60,753 67.5% 44.5% 28.4%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 3,921 10.2% 4.4% 2.8% 30,774 60.2% 39.2% 29.4%
link to industry detail New Jersey 30,463 9.0% 3.3% 1.6% 309,851 71.8% 52.4% 36.9%
link to industry detail New Mexico 4,627 10.0% 4.9% 3.1% 44,729 69.4% 53.5% 43.0%
link to industry detail New York 56,869 8.2% 2.6% 1.2% 598,086 73.2% 54.8% 41.4%
link to industry detail North Carolina 21,369 8.9% 3.6% 1.9% 202,065 69.2% 51.7% 39.8%
link to industry detail North Dakota 1,407 10.2% 4.5% 2.6% 12,468 65.7% 46.4% 38.2%
link to industry detail Ohio 23,426 10.1% 3.8% 1.9% 245,671 69.2% 48.6% 34.0%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 8,755 7.6% 3.0% 1.8% 70,650 62.9% 43.9% 30.1%
link to industry detail Oregon 11,138 8.7% 3.7% 2.0% 81,457 60.7% 39.8% 26.1%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 28,141 10.7% 3.8% 1.9% 320,169 72.6% 51.6% 36.9%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 3,068 9.6% 4.2% 2.4% 23,067 60.2% 37.9% 24.6%
link to industry detail South Carolina 9,127 9.1% 4.0% 2.2% 78,248 63.7% 44.8% 31.5%
link to industry detail South Dakota 1,730 8.0% 3.5% 2.1% 10,677 48.9% 27.2% 18.7%
link to industry detail Tennessee 10,654 10.9% 4.5% 2.6% 116,485 70.5% 51.5% 39.4%
link to industry detail Texas 54,449 8.6% 3.0% 1.4% 592,793 72.7% 54.8% 40.9%
link to industry detail Utah 8,000 10.2% 4.6% 2.6% 74,596 72.9% 51.7% 33.8%
link to industry detail Vermont 2,157 7.6% 3.8% 2.5% 17,152 62.2% 47.4% 38.4%
link to industry detail Virginia 24,543 11.7% 4.7% 2.1% 403,254 82.6% 67.5% 50.9%
link to industry detail Washington 18,888 9.2% 3.8% 2.0% 165,323 67.9% 47.8% 32.6%
link to industry detail West Virginia 2,798 12.0% 5.8% 3.5% 22,869 58.6% 33.8% 20.2%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 10,866 10.4% 3.7% 2.1% 101,384 65.2% 40.8% 25.8%
link to industry detail Wyoming 1,886 6.8% 3.1% 1.6% 9,188 39.7% 18.4% 6.8%

 
 
U.S. - Professional, scientific, & technical services - by Subsector
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Industry
detail
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
  54 Professional, scientific, & technical services 787,157 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 8,179,941 71.4% 52.8% 38.9%
link to industry detail 541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 787,157 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 8,179,941 71.4% 52.8% 38.9%

 
 
U.S. - Professional, scientific, & technical services - by Industry
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 787,157 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 8,179,941 71.4% 52.8% 38.9%
link to state detail 5411 Legal services 181,525 4.5% 0.7% 0.2% 1,206,577 53.8% 32.2% 17.6%
link to state detail 54111 Offices of lawyers 168,798 4.4% 0.6% 0.1% 1,110,269 53.6% 32.0% 17.1%
link to state detail 54119 Other legal services 12,770 6.1% 1.4% 0.6% 96,308 55.3% 34.3% 23.5%
link to state detail 541191 Title abstract & settlement offices 9,979 6.5% 1.3% 0.6% 80,118 55.1% D D
link to state detail 541199 All other legal services 2,792 5.0% 1.6% 0.7% 16,190 56.5% D D
link to state detail 5412 Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, & payroll services 108,428 6.0% 1.5% 0.5% 1,357,368 74.5% 61.3% 50.0%
link to state detail 541211 Offices of certified public accountants 54,047 4.5% 0.7% 0.2% 435,542 56.3% 38.7% 30.8%
link to state detail 541213 Tax preparation services 15,270 7.4% 0.9% 0.2% 215,671 77.3% D D
link to state detail 541214 Payroll services 4,060 34.2% 15.5% 5.8% 490,737 97.6% 90.9% 76.6%
link to state detail 541219 Other accounting services 35,181 4.7% 1.7% 0.8% 215,418 55.8% 39.4% 25.3%
link to state detail 5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services 101,108 10.6% 2.2% 0.7% 1,434,803 75.4% 52.5% 35.0%
link to state detail 54131 Architectural services 24,255 7.8% 1.2% 0.2% 206,876 56.7% 27.9% 9.7%
link to state detail 54132 Landscape architectural services 6,465 6.4% 0.9% 0.2% 41,282 47.1% D D
link to state detail 54133 Engineering services 46,499 14.3% 3.4% 1.1% 961,012 83.4% 62.4% 44.3%
link to state detail 54134 Drafting services 3,097 2.4% 0.6% 0.4% 18,028 54.0% D D
link to state detail 54135 Building inspection services 5,768 2.7% 0.6% 0.2% 19,578 41.2% 18.8% 6.1%
link to state detail 54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services 999 8.7% 2.5% 1.3% 12,399 74.1% D D
link to state detail 54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 9,304 7.3% 0.8% 0.2% 68,319 41.5% D D
link to state detail 54138 Testing laboratories 5,041 20.4% 5.9% 2.5% 107,309 81.5% 56.2% 34.1%
link to state detail 5414 Specialized design services 34,485 2.9% 0.5% 0.2% 134,739 33.3% 13.0% 7.0%
link to state detail 54141 Interior design services 13,680 2.2% 0.3% 0.1% 49,063 29.6% 12.2% 7.1%
link to state detail 54142 Industrial design services 1,921 7.7% 2.9% 1.6% 13,463 59.1% 35.6% 20.7%
link to state detail 54143 Graphic design services 16,762 2.9% 0.4% 0.2% 63,671 30.1% 8.1% 2.7%
link to state detail 54149 Other specialized design services 2,129 3.7% 1.1% 0.7% 8,542 38.7% 18.6% 17.6%
link to state detail 5415 Computer systems design & related services 104,469 7.5% 1.8% 0.6% 1,297,710 80.1% 62.1% 47.1%
link to state detail 541511 Custom computer programming services 49,231 8.4% 2.0% 0.8% 537,006 77.1% 54.3% 38.1%
link to state detail 541512 Computer systems design services 42,242 7.2% 2.0% 0.7% 540,120 80.3% 64.8% 50.5%
link to state detail 541513 Computer facilities management services 3,219 13.2% 6.3% 3.3% 99,912 92.0% 83.4% 71.6%
link to state detail 541519 Other computer related services 10,210 7.0% 2.3% 1.0% 120,672 83.3% 66.9% 51.4%
link to state detail 5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 143,228 4.9% 1.3% 0.5% 1,015,109 69.2% 50.9% 36.8%
link to state detail 54161 Management consulting services 110,359 5.0% 1.4% 0.6% 830,151 71.8% 54.7% 40.8%
link to state detail 541611 Admin management & general management consulting services 58,866 4.8% 1.5% 0.6% 437,831 73.0% 57.6% 43.6%
link to state detail 541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services 13,575 7.0% 2.0% 0.8% 150,554 75.4% 58.1% 42.6%
link to state detail 541613 Marketing consulting services 25,040 4.3% 1.1% 0.5% 143,903 64.4% 44.7% 33.5%
link to state detail 541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services 6,379 8.7% 3.1% 1.6% 70,278 79.0% 60.2% 44.5%
link to state detail 541618 Other management consulting services 6,629 3.3% 0.7% 0.3% 27,585 51.6% 28.5% 14.6%
link to state detail 54162 Environmental consulting services 8,243 8.1% 1.6% 0.5% 69,456 62.8% 35.4% 17.8%
link to state detail 54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services 24,714 3.6% 0.8% 0.3% 115,502 54.3% 33.3% 19.4%
link to state detail 5417 Scientific research & development services 14,009 21.7% 9.3% 5.1% 688,052 93.8% 83.8% 72.0%
link to state detail 54171 Research & development in the phys, engineering & life sciences 11,686 23.2% 10.3% 5.7% 631,475 94.3% 84.8% 73.0%
link to state detail 54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities 2,369 15.7% 6.2% 3.7% 56,577 87.5% 72.4% 60.8%
link to state detail 5418 Advertising & related services 36,980 8.6% 1.9% 0.8% 445,590 73.5% 52.3% 38.4%
link to state detail 54181 Advertising agencies 13,245 9.4% 2.0% 0.8% 172,627 75.0% 53.9% 41.7%
link to state detail 54182 Public relations agencies 7,261 5.5% 1.2% 0.7% 44,248 53.1% 28.5% 21.1%
link to state detail 54183 Media buying services 826 9.3% 2.4% 1.5% 11,260 76.9% D 47.7%
link to state detail 54184 Media representatives 1,957 8.8% 2.8% 1.5% 18,001 63.6% 40.0% 24.2%
link to state detail 54185 Display advertising 2,129 8.8% 3.0% 1.1% 32,963 80.2% 66.1% 47.6%
link to state detail 54186 Direct mail advertising 3,004 20.3% 5.0% 2.1% 72,710 84.3% 57.9% 39.4%
link to state detail 54187 Advertising material distribution services 763 13.4% 4.3% 2.0% 13,828 86.7% 67.9% 41.4%
link to state detail 54189 Other services related to advertising 7,911 6.4% 1.5% 0.6% 79,953 68.2% 50.8% 37.7%
link to state detail 5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services 64,704 8.0% 0.9% 0.3% 599,993 57.0% 32.1% 21.7%
link to state detail 54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling 4,661 16.9% 5.2% 1.8% 115,874 88.1% 69.0% 44.7%
link to state detail 54192 Photographic services 13,706 2.6% 0.4% 0.2% 85,503 60.9% 48.5% 42.2%
link to state detail 541921 Photography studios, portrait 9,646 2.7% 0.4% 0.1% 72,370 66.2% 55.2% 48.6%
link to state detail 541922 Commercial photography 4,066 2.4% 0.4% 0.2% 13,133 32.1% 11.6% 7.1%
link to state detail 54193 Translation & interpretation sevices 1,933 5.4% 1.2% 0.7% 13,423 65.8% 43.0% 27.3%
link to state detail 54194 Veterinary services 26,569 11.9% 0.3% 0.1% 294,008 42.9% D D
link to state detail 54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services 17,845 4.4% 1.2% 0.5% 91,185 58.0% 34.5% 17.1%

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