U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 238 - Specialty trade contractors
United States


 
U.S. - Specialty trade contractors - 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 486,285 492,950 4,495,206 197,259,964
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 310,669 310,682 510,845 17,854,781
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 83,284 83,299 548,440 18,582,585
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 49,089 49,152 656,614 25,806,300
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 37,911 38,809 1,443,016 66,060,286
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 4,708 6,300 799,993 40,011,366
Firms with 500 employees or more 624 4,708 536,298 28,944,646
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 212 574 98,701 5,245,256
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 86 340 50,204 2,580,990
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 102 531 78,349 4,348,901
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 48 173 46,278 2,167,486
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 25 89 20,762 1,253,922
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 61 723 62,473 3,157,117
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 90 2,278 179,531 10,190,974

 
 
U.S. - Specialty trade contractors - 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 486,285 8.9% 1.1% 0.1% 4,495,206 61.8% 29.7% 11.9%
link to 2007 detail 2007 508,722 8.8% 1.0% 0.1% 4,579,222 61.0% 28.3% 10.9%
link to 2006 detail 2006 501,885 9.0% 1.1% 0.1% 4,641,240 61.8% 29.1% 11.1%
link to 2005 detail 2005 487,999 8.6% 1.0% 0.1% 4,260,042 60.2% 27.4% 10.5%
link to 2004 detail 2004 471,604 8.9% 1.0% 0.1% 4,161,099 60.3% 26.6% 9.9%
link to 2003 detail 2003 456,231 8.7% 1.0% 0.1% 3,978,770 59.6% 26.3% 10.0%

 
 
Specialty trade contractors - 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 +
United States 486,285 8.9% 1.1% 0.1% 4,495,206 61.8% 29.7% 11.9%
Alabama 6,170 11.7% 1.9% 0.7% 65,079 61.7% 25.9% 7.7%
Alaska 1,450 6.3% 1.4% 0.8% 8,200 44.5% 16.2% 8.4%
Arizona 10,169 14.6% 2.6% 0.7% 140,545 71.8% 37.0% 16.3%
Arkansas 3,842 8.6% 1.6% 0.7% 32,171 54.3% 23.5% 9.8%
California 47,546 12.1% 1.8% 0.3% 557,612 67.7% 33.2% 12.4%
Colorado 12,724 8.4% 1.4% 0.5% 107,723 61.4% 30.3% 15.2%
Connecticut 6,376 7.3% 1.0% 0.3% 42,861 52.5% D D
Delaware 1,714 12.0% 2.2% 0.9% 16,208 62.4% 23.0% 7.3%
District of Columbia 150 25.3% 8.7% 2.0% 2,848 79.3% 46.6% 1.3%
Florida 35,905 8.2% 1.3% 0.3% 290,206 61.8% 29.0% 9.7%
Georgia 13,254 10.1% 1.7% 0.6% 132,612 63.3% 31.6% 14.8%
Hawaii 1,746 13.0% 2.9% 1.1% 20,021 63.8% 30.2% 5.2%
Idaho 5,083 5.4% 0.6% 0.3% 28,415 39.7% 10.1% 2.1%
Illinois 20,074 8.2% 1.3% 0.3% 165,321 60.5% 28.5% 10.3%
Indiana 9,630 9.1% 1.5% 0.5% 90,443 60.0% 30.1% 14.9%
Iowa 5,536 7.9% 1.3% 0.5% 41,297 54.8% 21.5% 6.0%
Kansas 5,049 9.3% 1.6% 0.7% 43,657 57.7% 24.9% 11.7%
Kentucky 5,779 9.7% 1.6% 0.5% 50,815 57.4% 21.7% 4.1%
Louisiana 5,727 11.3% 2.3% 0.9% 70,067 67.1% 39.6% 23.0%
Maine 3,419 4.9% 0.8% 0.3% 17,388 45.0% 16.2% 3.3%
Maryland 9,881 13.3% 2.6% 0.6% 126,325 70.8% 38.3% 13.5%
Massachusetts 12,414 6.9% 1.1% 0.3% 90,097 56.4% 26.1% 9.5%
Michigan 13,869 6.6% 1.0% 0.3% 102,609 58.8% 31.9% 18.1%
Minnesota 11,047 6.2% 1.1% 0.4% 72,332 57.4% 27.9% 11.1%
Mississippi 3,056 10.0% 1.6% 0.6% 28,841 57.9% 23.0% 10.0%
Missouri 10,235 9.1% 1.5% 0.5% 89,956 57.7% 26.3% 9.3%
Montana 3,520 3.8% 0.6% 0.3% 15,890 32.7% 8.8% 3.9%
Nebraska 3,909 7.8% 1.7% 0.8% 29,560 54.8% 25.4% 10.8%
Nevada 3,979 21.6% 5.3% 1.7% 82,710 81.2% 49.5% 22.7%
New Hampshire 2,996 6.2% 1.1% 0.3% 17,797 48.2% 18.3% 2.8%
New Jersey 15,711 7.1% 1.1% 0.3% 113,121 54.1% 23.3% 7.2%
New Mexico 3,229 12.0% 2.0% 0.7% 31,732 61.2% 22.7% 5.8%
New York 29,596 7.9% 1.1% 0.2% 234,167 58.8% 26.7% 6.8%
North Carolina 16,496 9.4% 1.3% 0.4% 148,501 57.2% 24.3% 9.9%
North Dakota 1,560 8.3% 1.5% 0.8% 11,913 56.0% 25.1% 14.3%
Ohio 15,244 8.6% 1.3% 0.5% 136,344 61.1% 30.8% 17.1%
Oklahoma 5,676 8.5% 1.4% 0.6% 45,969 52.7% 21.3% 7.0%
Oregon 8,359 7.9% 1.3% 0.6% 63,921 54.9% 22.6% 10.9%
Pennsylvania 18,268 8.8% 1.4% 0.4% 159,188 59.9% 28.2% 10.3%
Rhode Island 2,262 5.7% 1.2% 0.4% 13,171 51.4% 24.4% 1.7%
South Carolina 7,533 9.4% 1.5% 0.5% 64,663 53.8% 20.8% 8.3%
South Dakota 1,938 6.6% 1.5% 0.5% 12,399 47.4% 19.6% 2.1%
Tennessee 7,221 12.4% 2.3% 0.7% 81,445 64.3% 30.1% 8.8%
Texas 26,192 13.2% 2.3% 0.6% 363,786 71.5% 40.6% 19.6%
Utah 7,276 8.5% 1.4% 0.6% 60,529 56.4% 23.6% 10.4%
Vermont 1,869 4.4% 0.9% 0.2% 8,566 38.3% 13.0% 0.5%
Virginia 14,368 10.2% 1.6% 0.4% 141,414 62.4% 29.6% 10.8%
Washington 14,962 8.4% 1.2% 0.4% 124,026 58.4% 26.3% 12.0%
West Virginia 2,246 8.5% 2.1% 0.9% 18,686 56.0% 27.6% 12.1%
Wisconsin 10,548 6.6% 0.9% 0.4% 71,167 51.8% 21.4% 10.2%
Wyoming 1,862 6.2% 0.8% 0.3% 10,892 39.5% 9.4% 0.9%

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