U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 541 - Professional, scientific, and technical services
United States


 
U.S. - Professional, scientific, and technical services - 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 771,725 848,309 8,032,847 539,067,273
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 559,766 560,137 850,269 44,320,402
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 104,502 105,131 683,506 33,380,194
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 57,573 59,699 766,243 42,640,143
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 39,934 51,467 1,492,131 98,624,634
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 6,969 19,898 1,118,342 79,111,517
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,981 51,977 3,122,356 240,990,383
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 602 3,382 213,429 15,955,180
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 340 2,113 143,015 10,958,500
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 432 2,728 233,273 19,257,280
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 257 2,298 151,892 12,719,356
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 174 1,194 123,828 10,384,880
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 427 5,832 310,140 23,380,062
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 749 34,430 1,946,779 148,335,125

 
 
U.S. - Professional, scientific, and technical services - 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 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, and 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 +
United States 771,725 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 8,032,847 71.4% 52.8% 38.9%
Alabama 8,673 10.4% 4.2% 2.2% 95,550 70.4% 51.0% 35.8%
Alaska 1,696 12.8% 6.6% 4.5% 13,452 63.0% 39.5% 30.1%
Arizona 15,510 8.8% 3.9% 2.2% 126,940 66.9% 47.5% 33.4%
Arkansas 5,372 7.1% 3.2% 2.0% 34,487 53.9% 36.4% 22.0%
California 105,117 7.8% 2.3% 1.0% 1,189,159 74.2% 56.9% 44.4%
Colorado 22,020 7.5% 3.3% 1.8% 164,509 67.3% 49.4% 37.1%
Connecticut 9,236 10.2% 4.4% 2.6% 99,532 70.4% 52.8% 40.4%
Delaware 2,268 15.2% 7.8% 5.0% 24,410 74.4% 52.4% 36.1%
District of Columbia 4,122 24.1% 13.8% 8.0% 89,366 86.6% 72.7% 57.1%
Florida 64,593 5.8% 1.9% 0.9% 437,666 61.9% 42.7% 30.5%
Georgia 26,336 8.5% 3.5% 1.9% 229,494 69.9% 50.5% 36.9%
Hawaii 3,043 11.8% 5.6% 3.7% 24,064 62.5% 36.4% 23.9%
Idaho 3,966 9.1% 4.3% 3.0% 32,256 64.7% 46.5% 41.1%
Illinois 36,814 8.5% 3.1% 1.5% 375,470 73.5% 56.0% 42.3%
Indiana 12,116 9.5% 3.5% 1.9% 103,335 63.8% 41.5% 27.9%
Iowa 5,847 9.1% 3.5% 2.2% 46,566 60.3% 36.8% 26.2%
Kansas 6,669 10.1% 4.7% 2.6% 57,164 64.4% 44.1% 24.7%
Kentucky 7,645 9.6% 4.0% 2.4% 65,732 64.3% 43.0% 29.4%
Louisiana 10,729 8.8% 3.0% 1.7% 88,290 61.7% 37.6% 22.1%
Maine 3,353 9.1% 4.1% 2.9% 23,429 57.5% 34.4% 24.9%
Maryland 17,964 11.5% 4.1% 2.0% 236,580 78.3% 58.1% 43.3%
Massachusetts 20,643 10.6% 4.5% 2.3% 258,607 76.1% 59.0% 42.0%
Michigan 20,694 10.0% 4.0% 2.1% 256,261 75.7% 58.2% 41.9%
Minnesota 15,762 8.5% 3.4% 1.9% 146,747 71.6% 53.0% 39.4%
Mississippi 4,378 9.1% 4.0% 2.2% 31,719 55.3% 32.9% 18.6%
Missouri 12,582 10.4% 4.2% 2.3% 144,044 72.9% 55.5% 42.6%
Montana 3,371 7.3% 3.2% 2.3% 18,228 47.7% 25.9% 11.7%
Nebraska 3,973 10.5% 5.2% 3.4% 49,626 75.0% 61.2% 49.9%
Nevada 7,506 10.4% 4.7% 2.6% 58,325 65.9% 43.7% 29.0%
New Hampshire 3,799 10.4% 4.5% 2.9% 29,687 61.0% 37.7% 24.6%
New Jersey 29,369 9.0% 3.4% 1.7% 330,843 74.4% 57.2% 42.1%
New Mexico 4,521 10.2% 5.0% 3.3% 42,955 68.2% 51.0% 39.5%
New York 55,652 8.2% 2.5% 1.1% 582,925 72.9% 54.1% 39.6%
North Carolina 20,796 8.8% 3.6% 2.0% 190,374 67.7% 49.9% 38.0%
North Dakota 1,412 10.0% 4.5% 2.6% 11,133 60.8% 38.4% 29.9%
Ohio 22,710 10.3% 3.8% 1.9% 236,177 68.9% 47.5% 31.7%
Oklahoma 8,685 7.8% 3.1% 1.8% 69,486 61.9% 42.4% 27.9%
Oregon 11,068 8.8% 3.7% 2.2% 89,198 64.4% 44.8% 33.7%
Pennsylvania 27,538 10.7% 3.7% 1.9% 313,614 72.6% 51.6% 36.8%
Rhode Island 2,947 9.6% 4.8% 3.0% 24,133 63.6% 45.0% 32.3%
South Carolina 9,085 8.8% 3.9% 2.2% 80,101 64.7% 47.3% 33.4%
South Dakota 1,708 8.5% 3.7% 2.8% 10,956 49.8% 27.0% 21.5%
Tennessee 10,334 11.0% 4.6% 2.5% 109,006 69.2% 50.1% 36.5%
Texas 53,853 8.5% 2.9% 1.4% 601,517 73.0% 55.7% 42.6%
Utah 8,037 10.1% 4.4% 2.6% 72,218 72.0% 49.6% 33.6%
Vermont 2,100 7.5% 3.8% 2.7% 20,244 68.0% 55.5% 47.7%
Virginia 24,488 11.8% 4.7% 2.1% 392,484 82.2% 66.5% 48.7%
Washington 18,738 9.2% 3.7% 2.0% 163,770 67.3% 47.0% 32.5%
West Virginia 2,696 12.5% 6.0% 3.6% 28,903 68.2% 47.9% 36.1%
Wisconsin 10,647 10.6% 3.8% 2.2% 102,811 66.2% 42.3% 28.5%
Wyoming 1,887 7.3% 3.4% 2.1% 9,304 40.2% 18.3% 7.7%

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