Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Testing laboratories (NAICS 54138)
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63% of firms in this industry group in 2007 had fewer than 10 employees.


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United States
KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
RECEIPTS ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 5,488 5,955 6,549 10.0%
Receipts/Revenue ($ Millions) 6,443 8,771 12,387 41.2%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 2,709 3,956 5,366 35.6%
Total employment 82,024 93,596 106,618 13.9%
Receipts/Revenue per establishment ($1,000) 1,174 1,473 1,891 28.4%
Receipts/Revenue per employee ($1,000) 79 94 116 24.0%
Receipts/Revenue per $ of payroll 2.4 2.2 2.3 4.1%
Payroll per employee ($) 33,024 42,263 50,327 19.1%
Employees per establishment 14.9 15.7 16.3 3.6%
Receipts/Revenue per capita ($) 24 30 41 34.9%
Population per establishment 48,559 48,317 46,006 -4.8%
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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THE ECONOMIC CENSUS IS THE OFFICIAL 5-YEAR MEASURE OF AMERICAN BUSINESS
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United States
RECEIPTS PER EMPLOYEE
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