U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 5412 - Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services
United States


 
U.S. - Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll 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 108,701 123,486 1,318,523 56,787,692
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 75,847 75,892 126,819 4,305,748
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 17,937 18,002 116,109 4,080,387
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 8,212 8,540 107,837 4,333,429
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 5,144 7,017 189,932 8,447,284
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,040 2,590 162,117 6,805,489
Firms with 500 employees or more 521 11,445 615,709 28,815,355
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 95 522 33,062 1,367,050
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 45 106 16,029 503,401
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 63 140 25,762 1,100,033
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 44 186 18,293 764,034
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 18 43 12,143 271,090
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 78 960 48,873 1,226,215
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 178 9,488 461,547 23,583,532

 

 

U.S. - Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services - 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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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 108,701 6.2% 1.4% 0.5% 1,318,523 73.4% 59.0% 46.7%
link to 2007 detail 2007 108,428 6.0% 1.5% 0.5% 1,357,368 74.5% 61.3% 50.0%
link to 2006 detail 2006 106,636 6.0% 1.5% 0.5% 1,356,770 75.0% 61.8% 50.6%
link to 2005 detail 2005 105,761 6.0% 1.5% 0.6% 1,330,242 75.0% 61.9% 50.7%
link to 2004 detail 2004 103,517 6.1% 1.6% 0.6% 1,390,277 76.0% 63.6% 53.4%
link to 2003 detail 2003 101,246 6.1% 1.6% 0.6% 1,325,118 75.4% 63.0% 53.0%
link to 2002 detail 2002 99,149 5.3% 1.1% 0.3% 1,241,269 74.4% 62.1% 53.0%
link to 2001 detail 2001 95,256 5.2% 1.0% 0.3% 1,191,356 74.2% 61.8% 53.3%
link to 2000 detail 2000 94,067 5.1% 1.0% 0.3% 1,164,194 74.1% 61.8% 53.6%
link to 1999 detail 1999 93,638 4.9% 0.9% 0.3% 1,093,608 72.7% 60.2% 52.1%
link to 1998 detail 1998 93,765 4.7% 0.8% 0.3% 1,060,647 71.9% 59.7% 52.0%


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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses Questions?