U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 5417 - Scientific research and development services
United States


 
U.S. - Scientific research and development 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 13,371 16,178 633,928 59,768,310
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 7,088 7,123 11,001 1,035,471
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,955 1,976 12,917 946,981
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,372 1,420 18,445 1,472,624
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,689 2,012 65,754 5,801,976
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 568 967 79,754 6,922,066
Firms with 500 employees or more 699 2,680 446,057 43,589,192
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 82 302 22,458 1,958,707
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 56 135 15,756 1,498,869
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 81 221 29,353 2,546,434
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 55 204 14,721 1,283,628
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 43 111 19,295 1,704,809
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 116 389 48,317 4,937,832
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 266 1,318 296,157 29,658,913

 

 

U.S. - Scientific research and development 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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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 13,371 22.1% 9.5% 5.2% 633,928 93.3% 82.9% 70.4%
link to 2007 detail 2007 14,009 21.7% 9.3% 5.1% 688,052 93.8% 83.8% 72.0%
link to 2006 detail 2006 13,455 22.3% 9.8% 5.3% 672,666 93.8% 83.7% 71.1%
link to 2005 detail 2005 13,010 22.3% 9.8% 5.4% 660,520 93.9% 83.9% 71.3%
link to 2004 detail 2004 12,637 22.8% 10.0% 5.4% 640,936 93.9% 83.8% 70.9%
link to 2003 detail 2003 12,205 24.0% 10.7% 5.7% 615,740 93.8% 83.1% 69.0%
link to 2002 detail 2002 11,418 20.9% 7.9% 3.3% 399,213 91.1% 75.8% 54.5%
link to 2001 detail 2001 11,198 20.7% 7.3% 2.9% 387,067 90.4% 74.7% 53.6%
link to 2000 detail 2000 10,431 20.3% 6.9% 2.9% 359,097 90.5% 74.4% 55.6%
link to 1999 detail 1999 10,019 20.3% 6.9% 2.8% 338,346 90.2% 74.0% 55.1%
link to 1998 detail 1998 9,886 19.1% 6.7% 2.5% 309,851 89.5% 73.7% 53.1%


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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses Questions?