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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2007:
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)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 11,686 15,196 631,475 57,633,341 106,544,847
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 6,106 6,113 9,193 805,981 2,587,936
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,705 1,723 11,104 792,307 2,225,046
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,168 1,242 15,489 1,198,458 2,698,351
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,509 1,852 59,953 5,241,252 11,625,948
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 531 902 75,030 6,506,942 15,728,596
Firms with 500 employees or more 667 3,364 460,706 43,088,401 71,678,970
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 85 338 26,665 2,452,947 5,284,037
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 55 115 16,078 1,420,145 3,293,744
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 70 191 25,735 2,350,148 5,461,137
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 43 214 11,144 1,050,796 1,959,103
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 43 97 15,407 1,175,047 3,282,895
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 113 384 42,377 3,886,159 10,647,825
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 258 2,025 323,300 30,753,159 41,750,229

 

 

U.S. - Physical, engineering, and biological research - by Year
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.
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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?