Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (NAICS 4239)
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National sales and inventories for merchant wholesalers in this industry are published monthly in Monthly Wholesale Trade.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
SALES ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 0 36,364 34,235 -5.9%
Sales ($ Millions) 0 156,821 235,684 50.3%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 0 11,676 15,555 33.2%
Total employment 0 321,810 347,209 7.9%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) N/A 4,313 6,884 59.6%
Sales per employee ($1,000) N/A 487 679 39.3%
Sales per $ of payroll N/A 13.4 15.2 12.8%
Payroll per employee ($) N/A 36,282 44,801 23.5%
Employees per establishment N/A 8.8 10.1 14.6%
Sales per capita ($) 0 545 782 43.5%
Population per establishment N/A 7,912 8,801 11.2%
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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SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2