U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 54171 - Physical, engineering, and biological research
United States


 
U.S. - Physical, engineering, and biological research - 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 11,479 14,083 594,218 57,144,481
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 5,820 5,842 9,224 910,036
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,720 1,736 11,426 865,806
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,206 1,252 16,214 1,341,588
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,532 1,811 60,028 5,445,783
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 522 874 73,156 6,555,143
Firms with 500 employees or more 679 2,568 424,170 42,026,125
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 78 266 20,919 1,836,860
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 53 111 14,032 1,368,458
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 80 212 28,493 2,473,099
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 52 197 13,151 1,163,523
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 43 111 19,295 1,704,809
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 111 372 41,302 4,516,133
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 262 1,299 286,978 28,963,243

 

 

U.S. - Physical, engineering, and biological research - 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 11,479 23.8% 10.5% 5.9% 594,218 93.8% 83.7% 71.4%
link to 2007 detail 2007 11,686 23.2% 10.3% 5.7% 631,475 94.3% 84.8% 73.0%
link to 2006 detail 2006 11,367 23.5% 10.6% 5.8% 615,400 94.3% 84.7% 72.0%
link to 2005 detail 2005 10,900 23.6% 10.6% 5.9% 602,877 94.4% 84.8% 72.3%
link to 2004 detail 2004 10,569 24.2% 10.8% 5.9% 587,016 94.4% 84.7% 72.1%
link to 2003 detail 2003 10,288 25.5% 11.6% 6.2% 561,184 94.3% 84.0% 69.8%
link to 2002 detail 2002 9,339 21.8% 8.6% 3.7% 355,085 91.9% 77.5% 56.6%
link to 2001 detail 2001 9,202 21.4% 7.9% 3.2% 343,690 91.2% 76.3% 55.8%
link to 2000 detail 2000 8,524 21.0% 7.3% 3.2% 319,453 91.3% 75.9% 58.2%
link to 1999 detail 1999 8,153 21.0% 7.3% 3.1% 301,353 91.1% 75.8% 57.7%
link to 1998 detail 1998 8,049 19.8% 7.1% 2.8% 275,141 90.3% 75.3% 55.8%


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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses Questions?