Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331)
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National value of shipments for this industry is published monthly in Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
VALUE OF SHIPMENTS ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 5,059 5,194 4,720 -9.1%
Value of shipments ($ Millions) 168,118 139,343 256,851 84.3%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 23,811 21,400 22,655 5.9%
Total employment 605,085 490,417 438,825 -10.5%
Value of shipments per establishment ($1,000) 33,231 26,828 54,418 102.8%
Value of shipments per employee ($1,000) 278 284 585 106.0%
Value of shipments per $ of payroll 7.1 6.5 11.3 74.1%
Payroll per employee ($) 39,352 43,636 51,628 18.3%
Employees per establishment 119.6 94.4 93.0 -1.5%
Value of shipments per capita ($) 631 484 853 76.0%
Population per establishment 52,676 55,396 63,833 15.2%
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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United States
VALUE OF SHIPMENTS PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2