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Specialty trade contractors (NAICS 238)
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12% 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
448,636 477,950 6.5%
Value of business done ($ Millions)
NA
485,107 722,887 49.0%
Annual payroll ($ Millions)
NA
147,558 198,682 34.6%
Total employment
NA
4,380,432 4,731,093 8.0%
Value of business done per establishment ($1,000)
NA
1,081 1,512 39.9%
Value of business done per employee ($1,000)
NA
111 153 38.0%
Value of business done per $ of payroll
NA
3.3 3.6 10.7%
Payroll per employee ($)
NA
33,686 41,995 24.7%
Employees per establishment
NA
9.8 9.9 1.4%
Value of business done per capita ($)
NA
1,686 2,399 42.3%
Population per establishment
NA
641 630 -1.7%
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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THE ECONOMIC CENSUS IS THE OFFICIAL 5-YEAR MEASURE OF AMERICAN BUSINESS
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United States
VALUE OF BUSINESS DONE PER EMPLOYEE
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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.