U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2007:
NAICS 541 - Professional, scientific, & technical services
United States

 
U.S. - Professional, scientific, & 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)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 787,157 867,556 8,179,941 532,997,294 1,369,803,351
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 571,075 571,384 858,357 44,358,751 149,395,926
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 106,324 107,021 694,453 33,629,573 96,191,839
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 58,870 61,231 784,903 43,009,010 111,529,011
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 40,690 53,476 1,526,835 99,435,964 237,492,350
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 7,116 20,691 1,130,819 78,977,709 193,640,618
Firms with 500 employees or more 3,082 53,753 3,184,574 233,586,287 581,553,607
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 679 3,571 237,312 17,807,958 42,973,031
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 344 2,065 147,940 10,647,215 29,349,824
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 410 2,473 231,569 18,734,937 49,144,707
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 275 1,867 160,168 12,470,655 32,589,047
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 175 1,591 106,359 8,625,461 22,618,241
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 431 5,265 335,253 24,695,395 60,872,531
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 768 36,921 1,965,973 140,604,666 344,006,226

 
 
U.S. - Professional, scientific, and technical services - 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 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, & technical services - by State
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.
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 787,157 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 8,179,941 71.4% 52.8% 38.9%
Alabama 8,908 10.5% 4.2% 2.1% 99,396 71.0% 51.8% 36.6%
Alaska 1,714 12.2% 6.1% 4.3% 13,708 63.0% 42.3% 33.0%
Arizona 15,863 9.0% 4.0% 2.2% 137,920 69.2% 50.5% 35.9%
Arkansas 5,348 7.1% 3.0% 1.9% 34,672 53.2% 33.7% 21.8%
California 107,417 8.0% 2.3% 1.0% 1,223,556 74.5% 57.1% 44.0%
Colorado 22,097 7.8% 3.5% 1.9% 176,341 69.7% 52.4% 40.8%
Connecticut 9,642 10.4% 4.6% 2.6% 102,568 70.5% 53.1% 40.1%
Delaware 2,323 15.2% 7.6% 4.5% 25,622 74.7% 52.7% 39.6%
District of Columbia 4,176 23.9% 13.5% 7.6% 90,763 86.8% 72.8% 57.6%
Florida 66,334 5.9% 1.9% 0.9% 459,157 62.1% 43.2% 30.9%
Georgia 26,824 8.7% 3.5% 1.9% 226,796 69.3% 48.8% 36.2%
Hawaii 3,107 11.2% 5.1% 3.5% 24,612 61.1% 34.4% 24.7%
Idaho 4,064 8.9% 4.2% 2.6% 32,639 65.0% 47.5% 38.8%
Illinois 37,624 8.6% 3.2% 1.6% 394,692 74.1% 57.1% 44.2%
Indiana 12,296 9.3% 3.5% 1.9% 104,364 63.5% 41.0% 28.4%
Iowa 5,985 9.1% 3.4% 2.2% 45,091 58.4% 33.7% 24.2%
Kansas 6,848 10.0% 4.8% 2.6% 59,370 65.2% 45.5% 27.3%
Kentucky 7,688 9.5% 4.1% 2.5% 64,765 63.1% 42.2% 28.3%
Louisiana 10,726 8.8% 2.9% 1.7% 89,872 62.9% 38.6% 25.8%
Maine 3,439 9.1% 4.0% 2.5% 24,201 56.6% 32.4% 24.0%
Maryland 18,450 11.5% 4.2% 2.0% 245,897 78.5% 59.3% 44.1%
Massachusetts 21,301 10.7% 4.5% 2.3% 259,056 75.2% 57.8% 41.4%
Michigan 21,312 10.2% 4.1% 2.1% 268,711 76.6% 59.0% 42.5%
Minnesota 16,262 8.7% 3.5% 1.9% 141,196 69.9% 49.6% 34.0%
Mississippi 4,480 9.0% 3.9% 2.2% 33,633 57.5% 36.6% 23.2%
Missouri 12,975 10.2% 4.0% 2.2% 145,200 72.4% 54.6% 42.3%
Montana 3,318 7.4% 2.9% 2.0% 17,761 48.0% 24.6% 10.8%
Nebraska 4,067 10.6% 4.8% 3.3% 46,673 73.8% 57.2% 48.4%
Nevada 7,664 10.7% 4.6% 2.5% 60,753 67.5% 44.5% 28.4%
New Hampshire 3,921 10.2% 4.4% 2.8% 30,774 60.2% 39.2% 29.4%
New Jersey 30,463 9.0% 3.3% 1.6% 309,851 71.8% 52.4% 36.9%
New Mexico 4,627 10.0% 4.9% 3.1% 44,729 69.4% 53.5% 43.0%
New York 56,869 8.2% 2.6% 1.2% 598,086 73.2% 54.8% 41.4%
North Carolina 21,369 8.9% 3.6% 1.9% 202,065 69.2% 51.7% 39.8%
North Dakota 1,407 10.2% 4.5% 2.6% 12,468 65.7% 46.4% 38.2%
Ohio 23,426 10.1% 3.8% 1.9% 245,671 69.2% 48.6% 34.0%
Oklahoma 8,755 7.6% 3.0% 1.8% 70,650 62.9% 43.9% 30.1%
Oregon 11,138 8.7% 3.7% 2.0% 81,457 60.7% 39.8% 26.1%
Pennsylvania 28,141 10.7% 3.8% 1.9% 320,169 72.6% 51.6% 36.9%
Rhode Island 3,068 9.6% 4.2% 2.4% 23,067 60.2% 37.9% 24.6%
South Carolina 9,127 9.1% 4.0% 2.2% 78,248 63.7% 44.8% 31.5%
South Dakota 1,730 8.0% 3.5% 2.1% 10,677 48.9% 27.2% 18.7%
Tennessee 10,654 10.9% 4.5% 2.6% 116,485 70.5% 51.5% 39.4%
Texas 54,449 8.6% 3.0% 1.4% 592,793 72.7% 54.8% 40.9%
Utah 8,000 10.2% 4.6% 2.6% 74,596 72.9% 51.7% 33.8%
Vermont 2,157 7.6% 3.8% 2.5% 17,152 62.2% 47.4% 38.4%
Virginia 24,543 11.7% 4.7% 2.1% 403,254 82.6% 67.5% 50.9%
Washington 18,888 9.2% 3.8% 2.0% 165,323 67.9% 47.8% 32.6%
West Virginia 2,798 12.0% 5.8% 3.5% 22,869 58.6% 33.8% 20.2%
Wisconsin 10,866 10.4% 3.7% 2.1% 101,384 65.2% 40.8% 25.8%
Wyoming 1,886 6.8% 3.1% 1.6% 9,188 39.7% 18.4% 6.8%

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