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Waste Management and Remediation Services (NAICS 562)

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Key Industry Statistics: United States



1997 2002 2007 2012 07-12
% Chg
Number of establishments 16,368 18,662 21,787 23,581 8.2%
Receipts ($ Millions) 39,346 51,309 75,188 85,860 14.2%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 8,899 12,232 16,848 18,314 8.7%
Total employment 280,708 331,821 386,205 378,612 -2.0%
Receipts per establishment ($1,000) 2,404 2,749 3,451 3,641 5.5%
Receipts per employee ($1,000) 140 155 195 227 16.5%
Receipts per $ of payroll 4.4 4.2 4.5 4.7 5.0%
Payroll per employee ($) 31,702 36,864 43,623 48,372 10.9%
Employees per establishment 17.1 17.8 17.7 16.1 -9.4%
Receipts per capita ($) 148 178 240 285 19.0%
Population per establishment 16,281 15,418 13,829 13,312 -3.7%

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Receipts: United States
Millions of dollars
Receipts per Employee: United States
Thousands of dollars






Source: 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012 Economic Census and Population Estimates
Data in this Snapshot include only establishments with paid employees. See Industry Snapshot FAQs. All figures are in current dollars for the period shown, and do not reflect changes
in prices. For information on how these data are derived, see the Methodology text from the Economic Census and Population Estimates.
For more statistics about this industry, see the Industry Statistics Portal.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Economic Census | Last Revised: Feb 28, 2012