Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Automobile dealers (NAICS 4411)
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National sales for this industry are published monthly in the Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
SALES ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 49,237 51,731 51,181 -1.1%
Sales ($ Millions) 553,652 693,840 753,737 8.6%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 37,400 49,308 54,271 10.1%
Total employment 1,138,995 1,252,800 1,268,015 1.2%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 11,245 13,412 14,727 9.8%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 486 554 594 7.3%
Sales per $ of payroll 14.8 14.1 13.9 -1.3%
Payroll per employee ($) 32,836 39,358 42,800 8.7%
Employees per establishment 23.1 24.2 24.8 2.3%
Sales per capita ($) 2,078 2,411 2,502 3.7%
Population per establishment 5,412 5,562 5,887 5.8%
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
SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2