U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 517 - Telecommunications
United States


 
U.S. - Telecommunications - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 10,797 53,722 1,200,479 78,582,778
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 6,334 6,351 9,792 513,270
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,642 1,672 10,590 465,478
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,122 1,237 14,998 745,561
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,180 1,795 45,821 2,545,808
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 327 1,571 54,631 3,382,656
Firms with 500 employees or more 192 41,096 1,064,647 70,930,005
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 33 155 14,701 912,535
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 19 147 10,523 822,063
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 34 678 20,138 1,359,836
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 17 331 16,596 848,669
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 8 219 7,834 657,877
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 29 1,488 44,784 3,034,891
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 52 38,078 950,071 63,294,134

 
 
U.S. - Telecommunications - by Year
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data
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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State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 10,797 15.7% 4.8% 1.8% 1,200,479 97.1% 93.2% 88.7%
Alabama 153 42.5% 30.7% 22.2% 16,852 97.5% 93.3% 89.5%
Alaska 53 37.7% 22.6% 11.3% 4,058 D D D
Arizona 221 30.3% 21.3% 16.7% 20,655 96.7% 93.3% 87.9%
Arkansas 108 35.2% 22.2% 18.5% 8,645 96.3% D 88.4%
California 1,654 17.9% 7.7% 4.3% 120,407 96.2% 90.8% 85.7%
Colorado 306 28.4% 21.6% 13.4% 38,157 97.8% 96.2% 92.3%
Connecticut 106 32.1% 24.5% 22.6% 13,741 98.2% D 96.4%
Delaware 39 38.5% 33.3% 33.3% 3,542 97.5% 97.1% 97.1%
District of Columbia 52 65.4% 53.8% 46.2% 2,853 D D 85.6%
Florida 968 14.7% 8.7% 5.9% 70,494 96.3% 93.5% 90.3%
Georgia 367 33.0% 20.2% 13.9% 51,881 98.2% 94.2% 90.4%
Hawaii 62 41.9% 30.6% 22.6% 4,192 D D 84.9%
Idaho 115 40.9% 23.5% 20.9% 6,817 95.9% D 85.0%
Illinois 503 24.5% 14.5% 9.7% 46,482 96.9% 93.0% 89.4%
Indiana 219 31.5% 17.4% 13.7% 17,858 95.7% 89.6% 86.3%
Iowa 244 24.2% 11.9% 7.8% 10,762 89.9% 81.2% 72.0%
Kansas 135 48.1% 31.1% 23.0% 31,246 98.8% 96.0% 93.1%
Kentucky 160 38.1% 23.8% 17.5% 11,988 96.6% 88.0% 80.6%
Louisiana 148 36.5% 26.4% 17.6% 16,204 97.5% 94.9% 88.9%
Maine 69 46.4% 24.6% 18.8% 4,823 96.5% D 81.0%
Maryland 224 34.8% 25.9% 18.3% 24,717 97.9% 95.7% 90.3%
Massachusetts 292 25.0% 18.2% 13.0% 27,495 97.1% 94.5% 89.9%
Michigan 335 25.1% 13.4% 10.1% 27,733 96.6% D 89.9%
Minnesota 224 31.3% 17.0% 12.5% 18,592 96.1% 88.6% 78.8%
Mississippi 89 49.4% 39.3% 30.3% 9,169 97.6% D D
Missouri 228 28.1% 19.7% 15.4% 27,559 97.2% D 92.2%
Montana 93 29.0% 23.7% 14.0% 3,547 94.0% 91.0% 55.6%
Nebraska 109 42.2% 27.5% 21.1% 6,339 95.0% D 79.4%
Nevada 145 31.7% 22.8% 17.9% 7,990 96.7% 92.1% 87.8%
New Hampshire 70 38.6% 31.4% 27.1% 5,252 95.9% D 90.9%
New Jersey 376 23.1% 15.2% 10.1% 53,923 98.0% 95.9% 91.6%
New Mexico 102 41.2% 30.4% 22.5% 7,511 97.1% 92.3% 84.4%
New York 844 18.0% 10.2% 6.8% 72,062 97.0% 94.1% 91.1%
North Carolina 311 25.4% 17.7% 12.2% 34,342 97.5% 95.0% 89.2%
North Dakota 48 56.3% 31.3% 22.9% 1,912 93.5% 60.7% 42.3%
Ohio 310 30.3% 16.8% 12.9% 35,530 97.0% 93.0% 88.9%
Oklahoma 186 33.3% 21.0% 16.7% 15,187 96.6% D 87.6%
Oregon 205 26.3% 15.6% 11.7% 12,189 95.3% D 82.2%
Pennsylvania 343 28.9% 18.4% 13.7% 47,213 98.0% 95.5% 94.6%
Rhode Island 31 51.6% 45.2% 41.9% 2,962 D D 90.1%
South Carolina 158 38.6% 27.8% 21.5% 18,719 98.4% 95.1% 86.7%
South Dakota 45 62.2% 37.8% 26.7% 3,380 97.3% D D
Tennessee 182 36.3% 26.4% 19.2% 20,748 97.8% 94.7% 90.0%
Texas 833 25.2% 14.0% 7.3% 106,189 97.6% 94.4% 88.9%
Utah 173 32.9% 19.7% 13.3% 9,417 94.9% 87.9% 77.2%
Vermont 50 38.0% 20.0% 20.0% 1,566 D 71.6% 71.6%
Virginia 310 33.9% 21.6% 15.2% 43,237 97.9% 94.5% 89.8%
Washington 287 28.2% 20.2% 13.6% 30,684 97.3% 94.6% 91.5%
West Virginia 68 42.6% 32.4% 25.0% 5,080 96.9% 93.3% 90.7%
Wisconsin 178 32.0% 18.5% 15.2% 17,049 95.9% 91.6% 87.9%
Wyoming 60 41.7% 28.3% 16.7% 1,529 93.5% 77.0% 54.8%

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