Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Other direct selling establishments (NAICS 45439)
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38% of all sales in this industry 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
SALES ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 14,867 22,011 22,077 .3%
Sales ($ Millions) 14,582 21,478 24,889 15.9%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 2,491 3,672 4,115 12.1%
Total employment 117,461 143,092 131,013 -8.4%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 981 976 1,127 15.5%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 124 150 190 26.6%
Sales per $ of payroll 5.9 5.8 6.0 3.4%
Payroll per employee ($) 21,209 25,659 31,411 22.4%
Employees per establishment 7.9 6.5 5.9 -8.7%
Sales per capita ($) 55 75 83 10.7%
Population per establishment 17,925 13,072 13,647 4.4%
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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SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2