Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Couriers and express delivery services (NAICS 4921)
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The top 4 companies accounted for 94% of revenue in this industry in 2007.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
REVENUE ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 5,503 7,382 8,670 17.4%
Revenue ($ Millions) 36,293 54,821 74,392 35.7%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 12,830 16,180 19,526 20.7%
Total employment 463,426 514,921 519,845 1.0%
Revenue per establishment ($1,000) 6,595 7,426 8,580 15.5%
Revenue per employee ($1,000) 78 106 143 34.4%
Revenue per $ of payroll 2.8 3.4 3.8 12.4%
Payroll per employee ($) 27,685 31,423 37,562 19.5%
Employees per establishment 84.2 69.8 60.0 -14.0%
Revenue per capita ($) 136 191 247 29.6%
Population per establishment 48,426 38,977 34,751 -10.8%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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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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REVENUE PER EMPLOYEE
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