Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Heavy and civil engineering construction (NAICS 237)
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2% of all value of construction work done in this industry group in 2007 were made by businesses with no paid employees. (The average across all industries was 3.3%.)


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
VALUE OF BUSINESS DONE ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments
NA
49,826 39,439 -20.8%
Value of business done ($ Millions)
NA
197,948 260,456 31.6%
Annual payroll ($ Millions)
NA
44,322 54,176 22.2%
Total employment
NA
1,143,246 1,044,064 -8.7%
Value of business done per establishment ($1,000)
NA
3,973 6,604 66.2%
Value of business done per employee ($1,000)
NA
173 249 44.1%
Value of business done per $ of payroll
NA
4.5 4.8 7.6%
Payroll per employee ($)
NA
38,769 51,890 33.8%
Employees per establishment
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22.9 26.5 15.4%
Value of business done per capita ($)
NA
688 864 25.7%
Population per establishment
NA
5,775 7,639 32.3%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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.
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 2, columns 1 and 2
United States
VALUE OF BUSINESS DONE PER EMPLOYEE
($1,000s)
Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2
Prior Census data for this sector or sub-sector are shown but may not be completely comparable due to a NAICS change that impacts 1 or more 6-digit industries within this sector or sub-sector. See the Bridge Report for information about the scope and impact of this change.